Man shoots self in leg while cleaning handgun | News
A Washington, Indiana man accidentally shot himself in the leg with a handgun Thursday in Jasper.
Jasper Police say 22-year-old Nicholas Durnil of Washington was sitting in a car in the parking lot of a doctor’s office on Dorbett Street when he pulled out his .40 caliber Glock and proceeded to wipe it down. The loaded gun discharged and the bullet struck him in the thigh.
The office and parking lot are across the street from Memorial Hospital and after receiving initial treatment from doctors on scene, he was taken to the hospital.
No charges were filed or anticipated.