Man Accidentally Shoots Himself In Hand

A local man accidentally shot himself in the hand, while checking the safety on his gun. A Bay County Sheriff’s deputy spoke with the man at the hospital. The man said he had just gotten home from a road trip, and was checking to a make sure the safety was on on his 45 calibre handgun. He told the deputy he took the gun out of the bag and it went off, wounding him in the left hand. A witness told deputies that the man said, “I can’t believe I just shot myself,” before rushing off to the emergency room.