Man Accidentally Shoots Himself At Mississippi Traffic Safety Checkpoint

AP

A man accidentally shot himself at a traffic safety checkpoint in Pontotoc County, Miss. over the weekend, the Mississippi Highway Patrol told WTVA News.

The man tried to push a gun farther down next to the seat of the car when it accidentally discharged.

The bullet struck the man through his arm, then hit the side of his face and exited through his ear, according to WTVA.

Police have not yet filed any charges, according to WTVA.

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