Man shoots self in leg while fleeing police

Pittsburgh Police say a man accidentally shot himself while fleeing from police Friday afternoon. A warrant for narcotics charges was being served with the help of SWAT on Chaucer Street in the Lincoln-Lemington neighborhood. A group of males outside the residence spotted police and fled.

One male was found in the 1200 block of Lincoln Avenue with a gunshot wound to the leg, believed to be self-inflicted.

He was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

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