Man buys gun at Olde English Outfitters, accidentally shoots himself

An accidental shooting is reported at the Olde English Outfitters store in Tipp City (Courtesy: Mike Ullery).
An accidental shooting is reported at the Olde English Outfitters store in Tipp City (Courtesy: Mike Ullery).

TIPP CITY, Ohio (WDTN) – A 74-year-old man is recovering Thursday evening after accidentally shooting himself.

It happened around 5 p.m.

The Springfield man had reportedly just purchased the gun at Olde English Outfitters, loaded the weapon and it accidentally fired, the man told police.

He was struck in the left hand and left leg. He was transported to Miami Valley Hospital for treatment.

This is the first shooting at the store since it opened. Police do not anticipate charges to be filed.

 

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