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Police say according to preliminary reports a teenage girl accidently shot herself Friday evening in West Chester Township. The girl remains hospitalized with non life-threatening injuries.(File photo/Journal-News)
Police say according to preliminary reports a teenage girl accidently shot herself Friday evening in West Chester Township. The girl remains hospitalized with non life-threatening injuries.(File photo/Journal-News)

A teenage girl in West Chester Twp. was accidentally shot Friday evening and remains hospitalized, according to preliminary police reports.

The 15-year-old teen apparently shot herself accidentally in a home in West Chester, said Barb Wilson, spokeswoman for the township.

The teen was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries, Wilson said.

The shooting took place at approximately 8 p.m. in a home on Thornwood Court. The victim was transported to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center by ambulance.

The incident remains under investigation.