Cumming man shoots himself in leg

by Staff Reports

January 17, 2014

CUMMING, Ga. — A man accidently shot himself in the leg when he was putting his gun in his waistband holster, according to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s incident report.

On Jan. 6, deputies were called to a home in the 3000 block of Lakeside Drive a man reportedly had shot himself.

When deputies arrived, the man was bleeding from his right thigh. He had placed a tourniquet on his leg to stop the bleeding.

The man told deputies he accidently squeezed the trigger to his black Wolf Arms 45 firearm when he was putting it into his waistband holster. The gun was loaded and discharged a round into his leg.

A visitor at the home and heard the gun go off, found the victim and called 911.