CHICAGO (STMW) — A teenage boy was shot early Monday in the Gage Park neighborhood on the South Side.

The 16-year-old told police he was shot in the leg about 1:30 a.m. in the 5100 block of South Oakley Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.

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He showed up at Saint Anthony Hospital seeking treatment, Greer said.

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Police said the gunshot wound was possibly self-inflicted.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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