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17-year-old Cleveland teen shoots himself during arrest, police say

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Published: Jun. 16, 2021 at 6:06 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 16, 2021 at 12:32 PM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A 17-year-old boy shot himself in the leg while being arrested by Cleveland police Tuesday evening.

Around 11 p.m. Tuesday, Cleveland police were called out to the area of E. 112th Street and St. Clair Avenue for a disturbance.

Officers said while taking the teenager into custody, he ended up shooting himself.

EMS transported the teenager to University Hospitals.

His condition and name have not been released.

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