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Police: Man injured after shooting himself in leg

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A man was injured when he accidentally shot himself in the leg in a Franklin parking lot.

Franklin police have investigated the shooting that happened Thursday and ruled it accidental, according to a news release from Franklin Police.

Robert Wethington II told police he accidentally shot himself in the leg while clearing his handgun in the parking lot of his workplace. Wethington told police he was showing a friend the handgun, the release said.

Wethington first went to Johnson Memorial Hospital, and was taken to an Indianapolis hospital where he was treated for his injury, the release said.

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