Police: Teen dies from apparent accidental self-inflicted gunshot in Madison

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A 16-year-old has died from an apparent accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound to the hip, according to Metro Police.

Officers identified the victim as Jairo Rodriguez.

The shooting happened at Falcon View Apartments on East Palestine Avenue in Madison. Investigators were called to the scene at 3:15 p.m.

Witnesses told officers they heard a pop and a pistol was reportedly found in the pants of the victim.

This is a developing story. Updates will be posted here.

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