GRAND FORKS — A man accidentally shot himself in the leg at a Grand Forks post office on Thursday, Oct. 10, police said.

Officers were called to the post office parking lot, 2501 28th Ave. S., around 2 p.m. A news release said the man was taken to Altru Hospital for a leg wound.

Police said the man, who appeared to be in his 30s, was handling a 9 mm pistol and accidentally discharged it, sending a bullet into his leg. It's unclear if charges will be filed.