Police: Colorado Springs man accidentally shoots acquaintance in head

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man accidentally shot his acquaintance in the head while he was drinking Tuesday night, according to police.

The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. at a home on Lark Drive, which is in the area of Constitution Avenue and Union Boulevard. Police said the suspect, Joel Anderson, was intoxicated and was handling a loaded handgun when he accidentally shot another man in the head.

The victim was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

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