Man accidentally shoots self in leg in Carrington
By Gary Lloyd
A 62-year-old white male has been transported to UAB Hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the leg, according to Trussville Fire Chief Russell Ledbetter.
Ledbetter said the man told police he was cleaning his .45-caliber gun when it discharged. Ledbetter said the man’s injuries should not be life-threatening, though he did say the wound was “pretty significant.”
Ledbetter said the bullet also hit part of the man’s hand.