Police: Man accidentally shot himself in North Lawndale

SHARE Police: Man accidentally shot himself in North Lawndale

A man accidentallyshot himself Saturday afternoon in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side, police said.

About 5 p.m., the 18-year-old was shot in the leg in the 1500 block of South Hamlin, police said.

A friend took himto Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

A police source said the man is a documented gang member and that the gunshot wound is self-inflicted.

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