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Man Accidentally Shoots Himself In Leg

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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - Police say one man accidentally shot himself in the leg.

It happened around 1:53 a.m. Wednesday near Ada and Fayette Street.

When police arrived, witnesses said the victim had been taken to a local hospital.

Lansing officers went to the hospital while other stayed on the scene investigating.

At the hospital, officers found a 19-year-old Lansing man with a gunshot wound to his leg.

After investigation, officers found out the 19-year-old accidentally shot himself in the leg. He was with another person at the time.

Witnesses also said a vehicle possibly involved in the shooting had just left the scene prior to police arriving.

Officers found the vehicle a few blocks away, traveling on Baker near Cedar Street and later found the second person, a 21-year-old identified as acquaintance of the victim.

The handgun that may have been used in the shooting and narcotics were found with the 21-year-old man, who police arrested.

Police will be seeking charges on both the 19-year-old and the 21-year-old.

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