Moscow Man Accidentally Shoots Himself In The Leg

A 71-year-old Moscow man accidentally shot himself in the leg early Saturday evening.

Moscow Police were called to the accidental shooting at a home on Juniper Drive in Northeast Moscow around 5:30.  Officers say a man was handling a 9mm handgun and didn’t realize it was loaded when he accidentally shot himself in the leg.  The man suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken by a Moscow ambulance crew to Gritman Medical Center.