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Man Grabs Gun, Accidentally Shoots Himself In Hand

Man Grabs Gun, Accidentally Shoots Himself In Hand

CREATED Mar 26, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A man is recovering after he accidentally shot himself at his home in the Madison area.

The man told police that he was woken up by a noise at his home on Wellington Court around 4 a.m. While trying to grab his gun, he dropped it and it discharged. He was struck in the hand by a bullet.

The victim was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment.

His name and condition were not immediately released.