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Hampton teen charged after allegedly shooting himself

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Posted at 7:36 PM, Jan 04, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-04 19:36:18-05

A Hampton teen is now being charged after police say he shot himself. Police say the 16-year-old accidentally shot himself in the arm.

It happened around 2 on Sunday morning on Phelps Circle near east Pembroke Avenue.

The teen was treated and released from the hospital.

He's charged with reckless handling of a firearm.