WEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A teenager had to be rushed to the hospital after he accidentally shot himself in the hand in West Miami-Dade, according to police.

Miami-Dade Police and Fire Rescue personnel responded to an apartment complex along the 8000 block of Northwest Eighth Street just after 9 p.m., Thursday.

According to police, the teen shot himself in the hand when he grabbed his father’s gun.

Paramedics loaded the boy into the back of a waiting ambulance before they transported him to a local hospital in unknown condition.

The boy’s exact age is not yet known but police confirmed he is a teenager.

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