Man accidentally shoots himself on way to buy holster for gun, police say

An Alabama man was on the way to buy a holster for his gun Thursday when he accidentally shot himself, police said.

The man shot himself around 4 p.m. in the parking lot of a sporting goods store, WAAY reported.

The victim, who has not been identified, was taken to a hospital, WAAY reported. Police said he is expected to recover.

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