Metro Police said a 16-year-old has died after an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Madison Apartment Shooting 1-10-19

Police said Jairo Rodriquez died after shooting himself in the hip around 3:15 p.m.

The shooting happened at the Falcon View Apartments on East Palestine Avenue.

Witnesses told police that they heard a pop and found an older male teen with a gunshot wound to the leg.

Police say the teen had a gun in his pants, so they are investigating the possibility that the gun went off.

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