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Teen accidentally shoots self in thigh in parking lot of mall

Posted at 3:01 PM, Dec 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-02 16:25:23-05

A teen accidentally shot himself in the parking lot of the Acadiana Mall Thursday afternoon.

According to police, three 17-year-olds were inside a vehicle near the food court entrance when the gun in possession of one of the teens fired and struck him in the thigh.

He was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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