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Police: 15-year-old accidentally shoots self, lies about being involved in drive-by

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ST. LOUIS, Mo (KMOV.com) -- A 15-year-old boy accidentally shot himself while inside his friend's house Tuesday, police say.

Officials responded to a local hospital Tuesday evening after a report that the teen had been a victim of a shooting.

The investigation revealed the teen's injury was a result of an accidental, self-inflicted gunshot.  Police say the investigation revealed he shot himself while at a friend's house in the 900 block of Cass Avenue.

The teen's injuries were not life threatening. 

No other information was made immediately available. 

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