Man Recovering After Accidental Shooting in Concealed Carry Class

By: 10/11 News Email
By: 10/11 News Email

A 52-year-old man is recovering at a Lincoln hospital Sunday night after accidentally shooting himself in the leg.

It happened at Big Shots Indoor Shooting Range shortly after 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

Lincoln Police said the 52-year-old was taking a concealed carry class, when he went to put the .22 caliber gun in a holster on his hip and it went off.

Police said the bullet was lodged in his thigh. Emergency crews took the man to the hospital for observation overnight, his injuries are non-life threatening and he's expected to make a full recovery.

LPD said the man was under the guidance of an instructor. Big Shots Indoor Shooting Range did not comment on the incident.

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