Man accidentally shoots self

A man accidentally shot himself in the hand while cleaning his gun at a Greenwood home early Thursday.

Police were called to an apartment in the 900 block of Kings Mill Road in Polo Run Apartments just before 1 a.m. where a man had accidentally shot himself in the hand, according to the Greenwood police report.

The man told officers he had accidentally shot himself while cleaning his gun, the report said.

The officer treated the man’s wound and then emergency workers took over treatment, the report said.

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