Man hospitalized after accidentally shooting himself

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A young man is in the hospital after accidentally shooting himself.

Officers were dispatched to the corner of Shims Boulevard and Gigante Drive on Thursday afternoon in reference to a shooting victim.

When officers arrived, they found a 19-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The man has been transported to the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Officers were told the victim was handling a gun, which discharged.

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