Arizona 13-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Himself With Homemade Gun

October 26, 2015 9:45 a.m.

A Buckeye, Ariz., teen accidentally shot himself in the ribs Sunday afternoon with a gun he made himself, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.

The 13-year-old was injured after he shot himself with an “Internet inspired homemade gun,” according to KPNX.

Buckeye is an outlying, western suburb about 30 miles from Phoenix.

The teen was flown to Phoenix Children’s Hospital, according to KPHO, but his condition is unknown.

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