Man accidentally shoots himself in the hand

A man was taken to a hospital for treatment after accidentally shooting himself in the hand Monday afternoon in Taylorsville.

Edinburgh police were called to a report of a man accidentally shooting himself in the parking lot of a restaurant on U.S. 31 in Taylorsville about 3:30 p.m. Monday.

Isaiah McIntosh told officers that he had been pulling a revolver from his waistband when he accidentally shot his left hand, an Edinburgh Police Department report said.

The bullet went through the man’s hand and struck the side of his vehicle, the report said.

McIntosh was taken to Columbus Regional Hospital for treatment, the report said.

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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.