Local teenager accidentally shot

CLERMONT COUNTY (FOX 19) A teenage girl is recovering after accidentally shooting herself.

It happened Friday afternoon in the 2600 block of Laurel Point Isabel Road.

Investigators say 15 year old Erin Meyer was home alone when she picked up a rifle and walked outside to use it for target practice.

Police say Meyer fell and the gun went off,

She fell and the rifle went off,  wounding her in the right leg.

The victim was able to go back into the house and call for help.

She was taken to Cincinnati Children's Hospital for treatment.