Tuscaloosa Police Respond To Accidental Shooting

Homicide investigators in Tuscaloosa were called to DCH Hospital Saturday night in reference to a shooting that took place at 4201 E. University Boulevard.

Investigators spoke with the victim who said while shopping at a store, a .25 Cal handgun that he had in his waist fell to the floor and fired.

The victim said he had the weapon in a holster. The projectile from the handgun struck the victim in his leg and traveled up to his hip.

There were no other injuries or damage to report.