TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A Tupelo man was hospitalized after he accidentally shot himself in the leg, according to City Spokeswoman Leesha Faulkner.
The incident happened Wednesday night at the Parkwood Terrace apartment complex.
The victim was checking out a new gun when it happened, according to Faulkner.
Police officers checked other apartments to make sure nobody else was accidentally injured.
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