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).

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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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