Accidental Shooting Sends One Man to Hospital

By: News Staff Email
By: News Staff Email

December 29, 2013

A man ended up at the University of Virginia Medical Center on Saturday night after he accidentally shot himself in the leg, according to Charlottesville police.

It happened around 11:45 p.m. on Prospect Avenue in Charlottesville.

Police taped off the 700-block of the street while they investigated.

Police say the 20-year-old gunshot victim was in a car at the time of the accident.

His injuries are not life-threatening.

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