14-year-old boy accidentally shoots himself in Little Village

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A 14-year-old boy accidentally shot himself early Tuesday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

The boy shot himself in the leg at 2:17 a.m. in the 2800 block of South Central Park, according to Chicago Police.

He was taken in good condition to Saint Anthony Hospital, police said. Additional information was not immediately available.

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