Man accidentally shoots self in hand

A man accidentally shot himself in the hand at his home east of Greenwood.

Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home off Rocklane Road, east of Interstate 65, at 3 p.m. Saturday. A man was trying to unload a .38 caliber revolver when it fired, according to the police report.

The round traveled through the man’s hand and into the floor, the report said.

He was taken to Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis by emergency workers, the report said.

Annie Goeller is managing editor of the Daily Journal. She can be reached at or 317-736-2718.