Minot man cleaning gun shoots himself in leg; charges possible
MINOT — Police say a 27-year-old Minot man shot himself in the leg here as he was cleaning his firearm early Monday.
The man was trying to disassemble the gun shortly before 6 a.m. Monday when he pulled the trigger, firing a round that struck him in the leg, the Minot Police Department reported.
He suffered minor injuries and was treated at a Minot hospital.
The city attorney is reviewing the incident for possible charges.