Man Injured In Accidental Shooting

Posted at 7:55 PM, Dec 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-10 20:55:36-05

Police on an unrelated call were approached by a man with a gunshot wound.

Authorities were in the area of Marie Street and Stainback Avenue just after 10 p.m. Friday.

Reports stated a car pulled up to the officers with a man inside who had a gunshot wound to his leg.

Two others in the vehicle told officials one of them was getting out of the car at the Riverchase Apartments when a handgun accidentally discharged, striking the victim in the leg.

The victim was taken to Skyline Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

According to reports, the two witnesses were cooperating with police. No identities had been released.