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Man hurt in accidental shooting

By: KRISTINA IODICE
November 10, 2012
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A man was showing his wife how to safely handle a gun Friday night when it accidentally fired, wounding him, police said.

Police officers were dispatched the home at 1964 Summernight Terrace at about 8:30 p.m. Friday. Jacob Cherry had been cleaning his handguns. While showing his wife how to handle the weapon, a round fired, police said.

The bullet hit the man in the left hand and left leg. He was taken to the hospital in good condition, police said.

There were no charges pending a review of the case.

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