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Police: Teen accidentally shoots self, says he was shot at park

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ROCK HILL, SC (WBTV) -

A teenager who told police he was shot in a Rock Hill park accidentally shot himself, according to the Rock Hill Police Department.

The 19-year-old boy went to Piedmont Medical Center Monday afternoon with a gunshot wound. He originally told police that he was shot near Grove Park, which is near White Street.

Police said after investigating, they found that story to be false.

Around 3 p.m., police said they had determined the teen had accidentally shot himself, and that the incident did not happen at or near the park.

The boy, whose name has not been released, is expected to be okay.

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