Police: Harrisburg teen accidentally shot himself in Swatara Township

STEELTON, Pa. (WHTM) – A Harrisburg teen was treated at a hospital after he accidentally shot himself early Monday.

Swatara Township police said the 17-year-old was adjusting a gun he was carrying inside his sweatpants and shot himself in the leg.

The wound is not life-threatening, police said.

The incident occurred in the 1800 block of South 19th Street around 12:25 a.m.

Charges against the teen are pending.

Police said the gun has not been recovered.

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