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Teen shoots self in leg while taking gun out of waistband

A 15-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the leg in Annapolis while trying to remove a handgun from his waistband last week, Annapolis police said Tuesday.

Officers in the 700 block of Newtowne Drive were approached by the boy at about 10:30 p.m. on Friday. The teen, who is from Baltimore, told police he was injured and later admitted he had accidentally shot himself.

The boy's injuries were not life-threatening, police said. The gun was not recovered.

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