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Teen Accidentally Shoots Self in Head

A 17-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the head in Windham and is going through surgery at Hartford Hospital. (Published Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015)

A 17-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the head in Windham and is going through surgery at Hartford Hospital.

State police said the accidental shooting happened on Windham Center Road at 10:15 p.m. on Tuesday and the boy was rushed to Hartford Hospital to be treated for a gunshot wound to the head

The victim was found in a bedroom at the home and crews administered first aid.

He was conscious when he was transported to Windham Hospital, police said. He was later transported to Hartford Hospital.

It's not clear if the teen lives in the house where the incident happened and no information is available on his condition.

The incident was initially reported as a drive-by shooting and state police later determined that wasn't accurate.

Police are investigating the circumstances of the shooting and the investigation remains active.

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