Teen playing with gun accidentally shoots himself in Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police responded to a shooting in the 1300 block of Roanoke Ave., Monday night.

Police dispatchers got a call about the shooting around 7:30 p.m.

Police said the victim is a teenager and suffered non-life threatening injuries to the leg.

After an initial investigation police said they believe the teen was playing with the gun when it went off.

When police arrived they found the victim.