Man accidentally shoots himself in Charleston, MO

1 person injured in shooting in Charleston, MO

CHARLESTON, MO (KFVS) - A male was taken to an area hospital after receiving a single gunshot wound in Charleston, Missouri on Tuesday, November 20.

According to Mississippi County Acting Sheriff Brandon Caid, it happened early Tuesday evening on the parking lot of the Casey’s General Store in the 1200 block of South Main Street.

The man did not how to properly use a handgun and accidentally shot himself, said Charleston DPS Chief Hearnes.

The investigation is closed at this time.

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