14-year-old arrested after shooting himself in the leg

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A juvenile has been arrested after shooting himself in the leg Friday night.

Rockford Police say a 14-year-old boy had walked into a local hospital after shooting himself in the leg while riding in a car. The 14-year-old was treated for non-life threatening injuries before being arrested for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm by a person under the age of 18 and no firearm owner's identification.