New London, Connecticut.
Police get a call about a gunshot.
“He answered the door,” Capiot said, referring to the victim.Police had the man, who was in his late 40s, sit on the sofa and continue to put pressure on his leg. Capiot said the man shot himself “mid-calf,” between his knee and ankle.The subject suffered a gun shot to his leg from a 40-caliber handgun. He was conscious and able to respond to questions from officers.“He was just finished cleaning the gun,” Capiot said. “He was not cleaning his gun (while it was) loaded.
He was fine and released from the hospital that night.
The officer stopped by the man’s house Sunday to check on him.“He was doing OK. He was sitting back in his chair watching TV with his family,” Capiot said.As of press time, the gun was at the station for safekeeping.
He has a family? Dudes, just keep it at the station.