Man taken to hospital after accidentally shooting self

A Greenwood man was taken to the hospital for treatment after police said he accidentally shot himself in the leg early Saturday morning.

Jorge Uzquiano, 21, told officers he was cleaning a handgun about 1:30 a.m. Saturday in his apartment at Trotters Pointe when he shot himself in the leg, a Greenwood Police Department report said.

Uzquiano was taken to Eskenazi Hospital for treatment at his request, the report said. His condition was not available Tuesday.

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Jacob Tellers is a reporter at the Daily Journal. He can be reached at jtellers@dailyjournal.net or 317-736-2702.