Local man accidentally shoots mother in leg

A Greenwood man accidentally shot his mother in the leg while they were checking guns in the basement of her home.

The man, 23, told police he and his mother were taking inventory of the guns to decide which ones to sell. The incident happened about 3 p.m. Saturday in the woman’s home on Lake Drive.

The son was unloading a Glock handgun when it fired, striking his mother in the shin.

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