Colorado Springs man hospitalized after accidental shooting

by Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com - Published: May 4, 2013 | 6:55 pm

Colorado Springs Police said a man accidentally shot himself Saturday afternoon while cleaning a handgun in his car.

The man spilled soda on the gun and police said it discharged when he replaced the magazine after wiping it.

The 24-year-old man injured his left hand, left thigh and left calf.

He was transported to Memorial Hospital and was in fair condition, police said.

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