Man Accidentally Shoots Himself In The Leg At Ooltewah Residence

  • Friday, June 2, 2017
The Sheriff's Office reported that a man accidentally shot himself in the leg at an Ooltewah residence on Friday night.
At approximately 6 p.m., Hamilton County Sheriff's deputies, along with Emergency Medical Service personnel, responded to the  8500 block of Streamside Drive on a report of an accidental shooting.

Upon arriving, the victim was found to have suffered what appeared to be an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound to the leg.

The victim was transported to a local hospital.  The injury is not considered to be life threatening.

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