LMPD says juvenile shot himself in hand, nearly severed finger - WDRB 41 Louisville News

LMPD says juvenile shot himself in hand, nearly severed finger

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say a juvenile male is recovering after he shot himself in the hand.

Officials say it happened in the 2000 block of Thomas Avenue near Graston Avenue and Rockford Lane.

Police responded to the shooting Saturday around 11 p.m. When officer arrived at the scene, they found the juvenile with a gunshot to the hand. Officials say the victim stated he was holding the gun when it "suddenly discharged."

Authorities say the bullet hit the victim's left ring finger, nearly severing the finger. Police have not stated the victim's age.

The victim was taken to U of L Hospital to be treated for his injury.

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