Man charged after accidentally shooting himself in Norfolk

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – A 22-year-old man has been charged after accidentally shooting himself early Thursday. 

Police say that around 2:30 a.m., the man walked into Depaul Medical Center with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. The investigation revealed the man had accidentally shot himself. 

The man was charged with misdemeanor reckless handling of a firearm and misdemeanor discharging a firearm in public place.

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