Police: Man Shoots Himself While Inspecting Pistol He Was Thinking About Buying

Curt Lewis
July 18, 2019 - 6:13 am
Handgun, Gun

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FORT WORTH (1080 KRLD) - A man is in a Fort Worth hospital after apparently shooting himself accidentally last night, while he was handling a pistol he was thinking about buying.

Police got the 911 call just before 7:00 p.m. and responded to the Ravenwood Apartments near Cooks Lane and Meadowbrook in east Fort Worth. 

They found a man bleeding and he was taken to a local hospital to get checked out.

The story police got was the man was approached by another guy who wanted to sell him a pistol. As he inspected it, he shot himself.

It's too early for police to say if anyone is going to be charged with anything.