Man accidentally shoots himself in thigh outside retail store
WALTERBORO, S.C. (WCSC) - A man performing accidentally shot himself while performing maintenance on his pistol outside of a Family Dollar in Colleton County, authorities said.
Colleton County Fire-Rescue responded to the Family Dollar on Robinson Boulevard in Walterboro around 9:30 p.m. Saturday.
Firefighters found a 27-year-old man who had accidentally shot himself in the thigh while working on his pistol.
Firefighters described the injury as serious with suspected complications including a fracture to his femur.
The man was taken to a Charleston-area trauma center.
Walterboro Police are investigating.
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