- Associated Press - Saturday, September 23, 2017

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - Police in eastern Idaho say a man accidentally shot himself in the leg while parked in a truck on a busy street.

Police in Pocatello tell the Idaho State Journal (https://bit.ly/2wde5zf) that the man was disassembling a .45-caliber pistol on Friday morning when it fired.

Police say another man in the vehicle called 911 and emergency responders transported the injured man by ambulance to Portneuf Medical Center.


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Police say the man suffered a serious gunshot wound to his leg but is expected to survive.

His name hasn’t been released.



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Information from: Idaho State Journal, https://www.journalnet.com

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