Man Grabs Gun Instead Of Wallet, Shoots Self In Butt At Home Depot
BRIGHTON (WWJ/AP) – Authorities say a Livingston County man accidentally shot himself while shopping at a home improvement store with the gun he was legally carrying.
The incident happened around 6 p.m. Thursday at the Home Depot in Brighton, near I-96 and Grand River Avenue.
Police say the 32-year-old Green Oak Township man, who was not named, was apparently reaching into his pocket for his wallet when he inadvertently grabbed his pistol and a shot fired, striking him in the buttocks.
The man was treated for minor injuries at a nearby hospital. No one else was injured.
Police say the man had a license to carry the concealed weapon and no charges will be filed.
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