STANTON — A 16-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the abdomen Tuesday night, Stanton police said.
The shooting happened about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday on Sipple Street in the Powell County seat.
"The only thing I know so far is a 16-year-old shot himself in the stomach while trying to clean a gun," said Stanton police Officer James Watson.
The teen's name was not released. He was flown to Kentucky Children's Hospital in Lexington. His condition is not known.