Teen taken to hospital with self-inflicted gunshot wound

Posted at 4:16 PM, Dec 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-17 17:17:30-05

A teen was taken to the hospital after suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to her thigh. 

The incident happened near the intersection of 9th and Colcord. 

The teen, 15, told police she found a handgun and was playing with it when it discharged hitting her thigh. 

She was taken to Providence Hospital for treatment. 

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