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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A teenager accidentally shot himself in the leg in Pittsburgh’s Waterworks area Monday afternoon.

It happened around 5:45 p.m. in the Taco Bell parking lot in the 800 block of Freeport Road.

According to police officials, a 17-year-old apparently had a gun in the waistband of his pants and accidentally shot himself in the leg.

He was transported to a local hospital for treatment. He was reportedly in stable condition.

Police are investigating.

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