Accidental shooting in Prince George’s Co. puts teen in hospital

A teenager is in the hospital tonight after accidentally shooting himself at Naylor Road Metro Station in Temple Hills, Maryland.

Sherri Ly, a spokesperson with WMATA, said the incident happened before 8 p.m. on Sunday. The victim was identified as a 16-year-old male who Ly said was shot while sitting in the bus bay of the station.

Upon further investigation overnight, Ly says the individual had “accidentally discharged the weapon himself”.

Ly said the victim’s injuries are non-life threatening.

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