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Man shoots self after fleeing Kenosha police

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 KENOSHA (WKOW) -- A Wisconsin man is recovering after fleeing from Kenosha police and shooting himself.

The Kenosha Police Department says an 18-year-old man shot himself Tuesday after officers responded to a disorderly conduct complaint.  Police say he was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injury.

Authorities say the man ran away and pulled a handgun when police arrived.  He pointed a gun at an officer, who took cover.

Police found the man in the basement of an empty home.  They tried to convince him to come out, but then authorities heard a single gunshot.  The man was found on the stairs with a gunshot wound under his chin.

As of right now, it's unclear whether or not he's been charged.

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