DEPUTIES | Teen accidentally shoots himself while cleaning gun

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The Kanawha County Sheriff's Department says it is responding to a home where a 17-year-old accidentally shot himself.

Officials say the incident happened at 134 Riverview Drive on Charleston's west side.

According to the sheriff's department, the accident happened while the teen was cleaning a weapon.

The injury was to the teen's arm. No word on how severe that injury is at this time.

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