Gholson: Man shoots himself in the foot

The accidental shooting happened at around 12:20 a.m. Sunday in the 800 block of River Road. (McLennan County Sheriff's Office photo)
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GHOLSON, Texas (KWTX) A Gholson man is recovering after shooting himself in the foot, McLennan County Sheriff's Office officials said Monday.

The accidental shooting happened at around 12:20 a.m. Sunday in the 800 block of River Road.

The 25-year-old man told deputies he forgot he had a gun concealed in his waistband, and as he was changing clothes, the weapon dropped out of his waistband and onto the floor and discharged, striking him in the foot, sheriff’s officials said.

Deputies responded and the man was transported by ambulance to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No charges were filed.