Police: Man accidentally shoots himself in groin-area

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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Police: Man accidentally shoots self in groin-area

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

A man suffered non-life threatening injuries after accidentally shooting himself in his groin-area, according to Dayton police.

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Officers and medics responded to a house in the 3100 block of East Second Street in Dayton around 1 p.m. on initial reports of a shooting.

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The man attempted to pull a gun out of his pocket when it fired, striking him in his groin, investigators said.

The man was taken to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Additional details were not available.

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