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Man accidentally shoots self in genitals after robbing Chicago hot dog stand

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Posted at 9:27 AM, Nov 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-03 09:48:18-04

An armed robber at a south side Chicago hot dog stand accidentally shot himself in the genitals during his escape, according to the Chicago Tribune.

According to the Tribune, 19-year-old Terrion Pouncy robbed the Original Maxwell Street Polish around 6 a.m. Tuesday.

As he ran away, Pouncy tried to put the gun in his pants. It went off, according to the Tribune, shooting him in the genitals and the thigh. He eventually called 911 to report he had been shot.

He was taken to the hospital and charged with two counts of armed robbery with a firearm.