Teen shoots himself in head while playing Russian roulette in New Castle home

NEW CASTLE, Ind. – A teenager playing a game called Russian roulette shot himself in the head in New Castle Tuesday afternoon.

New Castle Mayor Greg York says the incident happened in a home with several other teenagers at approximately 3 p.m.

The teenage victim was awake and alert as he was transported to IU Methodist Hospital, according to Mayor York.

This story is developing and will be updated when more information becomes available.