After receiving multiple inquiries about emergency response to a local shooting range on Thompson Lane, WGNS has confirmed that an individual accidently discharged his weapon and shot himself in the area of his hand on Saturday.
A man was accidently shot at On Target when a round became lodged in his handgun. Emergency personnel responded to the address on Saturday evening and learned the victim had removed the magazine and was racking the slide in an effort to free the bullet. In the process, the gun accidently fired hitting the man in the area of his pinky at the palm of his hand.
The man was taken to St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
MPD Incident #13-24288