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Man, 19, shoots self in ankle in Hermosa

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A man accidentally shot himself Friday night in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side.

Officers responded about 7:50 p.m. to a report of a person shot and found the 19-year-old man in the 2200 block of North Karlov, Chicago Police said.

He told officers he suffered an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound to his left ankle, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.