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Ossining Teen Shoots Himself In The Hand

An Ossining teen shot himself in the hand while showing off his gun to friends on Thursday.
An Ossining teen shot himself in the hand while showing off his gun to friends on Thursday. Photo Credit: File

OSSINING, N.Y.-- An Ossining teenager accidentally shot himself in the hand while showing off a gun, according to LoHud.com .

Police say Jabari Hylton, 19, was displaying his unlicensed, 9mm semiautomatic to friends in a Broadway home. There was no magazine in the gun, however, Hylton allegedly didn't realize there was still a bullet in the chamber that shot through his left index finger. He was the only person injured in the incident, according to LoHud.

Hylton was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a loaded firearm, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and first-degree reckless endangerment after he was treated at the hospital. All charges are felonies, according to LoHud.

Police found the gun that was fired and a Derringer handgun in the garbage of the home where the incident occured, LoHud reported.

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