YOUNGSTOWN Police say a teen who was shot in the basement of a South Side church about 6:30 p.m. Thursday shot himself by accident.
The department said the teen, Teven Grerry, told them he was playing basketball in the basement of Martin Luther Church, 420 Clearmont Ave. when a male dressed in all black came in and asked him to hold a gun.
Police said Grerry shot himself when putting the gun in his pants pocket. He has already been discharged from St. Elizabeth Health Center, where he was treated for his wound. Police are still looking for the gun.