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Man Accidentally Shoots Himself in Leg

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Police investigate after man says he shot himself in leg. (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa – Police are investigating after receiving a report that a man shot himself in the leg.

It happened around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday at a home in the 100 block of E. 29th Court, near the Fairgrounds. Police say they received a call about a man who told them he shot himself in the leg.

A neighbor told Channel 13 that the man was able to walk outside of the home to an ambulance.

Police say the shooting was an accident.