Man Accidentally Shoots Himself Outside Abilene Bar


An accidental shooting outside the Mall of Abilene leaves one man injured.

The incident happened just before 10 p.m. Friday night outside the Chelsea Street Pub.

First responders found the victim inside a pickup with a gunshot wound to the leg. Early reports indicate the injury was self-inflicted. Witnesses say the man had been drinking and was attempting to show off a handgun when it went off.

Abilene Police say the unidentified victim does have a license to carry.

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