Man accidentally shoots self at mall

A 24-year-old man was hospitalized Friday afternoon after accidentally shooting himself at the Greenwood Park Mall.

The Franklin man was using the restroom at the mall and was putting his .45-caliber handgun back into his holster when the gun accidentally fired. according to a police report from the Greenwood Police Department.

The bullet went into his right buttock and exited from his right leg, according to the police report.

The holster rests inside of the man’s waistband along the right hip.

He was transported to the Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, and has since been released.

In addition to his self-sustained injury, the bullet also broke a piece of the tile floor in the bathroom, the report said.