Juvenile found with gunshot wound

STEUBENVILLE –City Police believe a 17-year-old male accidentally shot himself in the groin and lower leg at a house in the 1500 block of Maryland Avenue on Saturday evening.

Police reported the male was found outside the house around 8:13 p.m. on Saturday.

An officer followed the blood trail to the home and inside, where it stopped in the living room. There were other people inside, police reported.

No gun was found, and the juvenile never admitted to accidentally shooting himself, police reported.

The juvenile was transported to Trinity Medical Center West for treatment.

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