Man accidentally shoots self at gas station in Calumet Heights

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Police investigate a shooting about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in the 9200 block of South Stoney Island Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

A man suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday night in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the South Side.

The 27-year-old accidentally shot himself in the leg while handling a gun at 10:51 p.m. in the 9200 block of South Stony Island, according to Chicago Police.

He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Police investigate a shooting about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in the 8100 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

Police investigate a shooting about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2018 in the 8100 block of South Cottage Grove Avenue in Chicago. | Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

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