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A West York teen shot himself in the leg while in York City on Tuesday, July 31, according to police.

York City Police said the 17-year-old shot himself in the leg about 8:20 p.m. in the 600 block of West Locust Street.

The teen was taken to York Hospital in a private vehicle, police said.

Anyone with information about the shooting can text "Yorktips" and their information to 847-411.

The texting service is anonymous and allows tipsters to carry on texting conversations with police without police knowing their identities, Police Chief Troy Bankert has said.

— Reach Liz Evans Scolforo at levans@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @LizScolforoYD.

 

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