Teen shoots self in groin, blames street gang

A teenager is recovering after accidentally shooting himself in the penis with a newly purchased gun


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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — A teenager is recovering after accidentally shooting himself in the penis with a newly purchased gun in Port St. Lucie, Fla., police said.

Michael Smeriglio, 18, initially told police he was shot while walking down a street but later admitted the wound was accidental and self-inflicted, with a gun he bought at a party last month, WTSP-TV, St. Petersburg, Fla., reported Monday.

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