A Man Seriously Injured by Accidental Gunshot

A man was seriously injured when he accidentally shot himself just before noon yesterday, May 15, 2020.

The 23-year-old man was holding a .44 caliber revolver when it accidentally discharged striking the man in the left leg. Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies, Alexis Fire Department, and Lincoln County EMS were dispatched to 1624 Brevard Place Road, Iron Station, NC at 11:59 a.m. today (5-14-20) reference to the accidental shooting.

The victim was transported by Lincoln County EMS to a landing zone at Tucker’s Grove Family Life Center on Highway 73 where he was airlifted by Med Center Air to Atrium Health-Main in Charlotte.

An investigation into the incident is continuing by Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives.

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