South Bend teen shot in the foot

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

SOUTH BEND, Ind. A South Bend teenager was shot in the foot Friday afternoon.

Police were dispatched to a home in the 100 block of Gladstone Avenue around 3:05 p.m.

The 17-year-old female was found inside with a gunshot wound to the right foot. According to paramedics, she is being treated at a local hospital for a serious foot injury.

South Bend Police say the shooting is accidental. Investigators were able to recover the firearm involved in the incident.

The St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office will review the case once the investigation is complete.

The South Bend Police Department is asking anyone with information on this incident to call Crime Stoppers at (574) 288-STOP. The community can also report tips to the South Bend Police Department Investigative Division at (574) 235-9263.

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