Teenage girl shoots herself in the leg with police officer’s gun in Gilroy

GILROY (KRON) — A teenage girl accidentally shot herself in the leg while handling a police officer’s gun in Gilroy Monday afternoon, according to police.

The 13-year-old gained access to the gun while in the officers home in the 500 block of El Cerrito Way around 3 p.m.

She was transported to a trauma center where she was treated for her injuries and is now in stable condition.

It is unclear how the teen gained access to the gun, but no outstanding persons of interest were involved in the incident.

The Gilroy Police Department is investigating the shooting, and they said the investigation will be sent to the Santa Clara County District Attorney when it is completed.

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