BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office say a 15-year-old accidentally shot himself in the leg while he and another teen were burglarizing vehicles.
Officials say the two teens are responsible for breaking into at least four vehicles in a neighborhood located off Millerville Rd. near Old Hammond Hwy.
At roughly 5 a.m., the teen allegedly shot himself in the leg.
The teen was taken to the hospital and is being treated for the non-life threatening injury.
Both juveniles are being charged for the alleged burglaries.