SELF-INFLICTED: Man Accidentally Shot

self inflicted shooting

Des Moines police are looking into an accidental shooting at a local business Sunday.

Police responded to the Auto Zone store at 1123 Army Post just before 1 p.m. When police arrived, they found a man sitting behind the wheel of his truck with a gunshot wound.

He told officers he had a weapons permits and his gun accidentally went off when he got into his vehicle.

Authorities say the man was taken to the hospital, but it appears he will recover.