Police: Man accidentally shoots self in leg in southeastern Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man accidentally shot himself in the leg at a Colorado Springs apartment complex Wednesday morning, according to police.

Police said around 11:40 a.m., they were called to the laundry room of an apartment complex on Hancock Expressway to investigate a shooting. When they arrived, they found a 62-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his left thigh. The man was hospitalized for the wound, which is not life-threatening.

Police determined the man accidentally shot himself. As of Thursday morning, he is in stable condition at the hospital.

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