DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines police are investigating after a man says he accidentally shot himself in the leg.
It happened just before 1:30 a.m. at 2125 Indianola. Police say a 24-year-old man told them he dropped a handgun and it went off.
The man suffered a gunshot wound to his thigh. Police say the wound is not life-threating.
Detectives are following up with the case to determine if a crime was committed.