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.
Olde English Outfitters accidental shooting