- Associated Press - Friday, November 13, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a Lincoln man is recovering from injuries sustained when he accidentally shot himself with a gun he found.

Police say the 22-year-old man was walking in an alley Thursday night in northwest Lincoln when he found a bag with a handgun inside.

Officer Katie Flood says the man told authorities he brought the gun home and examined it. It went off and hit him in his left hand and left thigh.

The Lincoln Journal Star reports (http://bit.ly/1WWSLU2 ) the man was taken to a hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening.

Police are investigating where the gun came from.


Information from: Lincoln Journal Star, http://www.journalstar.com



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