Teen accidentally shoots self in Dearborn Co.

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email

DEARBORN COUNTY, IN (FOX19) -- A Dearborn County teen is in the hospital after accidentally shooting herself.

Friends of the family say the 17-year-old was unloading a small 22-caliber handgun when it went off and shot her in the stomach.

She was alert and talking when Air Care took her to the hospital.