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CCPD: Man accidentally shoots self in local library parking lot

Posted at 5:04 AM, Aug 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-28 14:13:50-04

UPDATE: Investigators say the man found in a local library parking lot overnight with a gunshot wound accidentally shot himself. The man is facing charges of drug possession after responding officers found meth on him.

A man was found in the parking lot of a local library with a gunshot wound overnight as police are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

The 32-year-old man was found in a parking lot on the 4000 block of Greenwood in the parking lot of the Ben F. McDonald Public Library just after midnight with a gunshot wound.

Officers say they recovered a handgun at the scene but do not have any suspects at this time.

The man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.