Midland Teen Sent to the Hospital After Shooting Himself in the Leg

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland teen ended up in the hospital on Tuesday afternoon after shooting himself in the leg.

The shooting happened at the Renaissance Apartments on Neely around 12:30p.m.

According to Midland Police, three men were playing around with a .357 magnum between a couple of buildings.

When 18 year old Damian Warren put the pistol in his pocket, the gun went off.

He was taken to Midland Memorial and is expected to be okay.

Police believe the shooting was an accident.