MARION, Ind. — According to the Marion Police Department, An Indiana man accidentally shot himself in the genital area.
Deputy Chief Stephen Dorsey says officers came in contact with the 46-year-old man in the emergency room of Marion General Hospital shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday, Fox 59 Reported.
There, the man told officers that he was on a walkway near a Girl Scout cabin when the Hi Point 9mm handgun on his waistband (without a holster) began to slip. When the man reached down to adjust the gun, he says it discharged.
According to Police the bullet entered just above the man’s penis and exited his scrotum.
Marion Police issued a statement via their public Facebook page identifying that the man does not have a license to carry a handgun in the state and that the case will be sent to the Grant County Prosecutor’s Office for review.