Man shoots self while cleaning gun
Man Cleaning Gun Shot When It Drops, Discharges
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July 15, 2008 - 10:24AM
A man has been seriously injured after he was accidentally shot while cleaning his gun.
Orange County Sheriff Mike White tells KFDM News the call came in at about 9:15 a.m. Tuesday.
White says the 51 year old man was cleaning a handgun at his home off Highway 2802 and Aunt Sadie Road, when he dropped the gun and it discharged, striking him in the chest.
The man was taken by ambulance to a hospital.
The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating. Officers say no foul play is suspected.
What a smart guy.Do you clean loaded guns? :rolleyes: