Teenager Accidentally Shoots Himself

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN)--Columbus Police say a teenager accidentally shot himself, after mishandling a firearm.

Officers responded to a home in the area of Jermain Drive Wednesday afternoon, with the teen suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

14-year-old Jelon Armstrong was taken to the hospital in critical but stable condition.

A witness at the scene told officers the teen was not handling the firearm in a safe manner when the gun accidentally discharged.

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