Leland police respond to accidental shooting at Walmart

One person was transported to NHRMC

Leland police respond to accidental shooting at Wal-Mart

Leland, N.C. (WECT) - Leland Police responded to a report of an accidental shooting at the Walmart on New Pointe Boulevard just before 9 a.m. Saturday.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a man with a gunshot wound to the foot, according to Leland police. When officers further investigated, they determined that the gun fell out of the victim’s pocket to the ground and a round shot into the victim’s foot as he was exiting his vehicle.

The man was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center where he was treated for his injuries.

Leland police say the man had a valid conceal carry permit but that the incident is still under investigation.

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