Police: Man accidentally shoots himself

Posted at 5:59 AM, Apr 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-15 06:59:16-04

STILLWATER, Okla. – A man is recovering in the hospital after accidentally shooting himself.

Stillwater police were called to Stonegate Apartment Complex at 1800 N. Boomer Road around 3:30 p.m. to find James Thomas, 21, injured with a single gunshot wound.

Thomas recently moved to Stillwater from Wichita, Kansas, according to Stillwater police.

Investigators say Thomas accidentally shot himself while handling the gun.

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