LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington Police say a man showed up Sunday afternoon at St. Joseph East Hospital in Lexington after accidentally shooting himself in the leg.
Investigators say the man told them he was putting away a handgun when it accidentally went off. Police say a witness corroborated the story.
The victim’s name wasn’t released by police. He was described as being in his 40’s. Police say his gunshot wound was not life-threatening.
No charges were filed, according to police.