Rapid City teen shoots himself - KOTA Territory News

Rapid City teen shoots himself

A 16-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the leg Thursday. 

According to Rapid City police spokesperson Tarah Heupel, a group of teens were at a home on North LaCrosse Street.  One boy had a handgun, and gave it to his friend to hold and the gun went off. He went home, and his father took him to the hospital.

Police are looking into this incident, but it doesn’t appear a crime was committed.

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