Columbus teen accidentally shoots self

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A Columbus teen is recovering after police say he accidentally shot himself.

It happened Saturday night at a home in the Weracoba Park area.

According to police reports, the 16-year-old was playing with a black pistol when the gun went off -- leaving a bullet wound on his right index finger.

He was taken to the Medical Center by a friend and is listed in good condition.

Police are still investigating the incident.

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