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Man shoots himself in foot
Man shoots himself in foot

A man has been hospitalised after accidentally shooting himself with a homemade gun in Perth this afternoon.

The man shot himself in the foot while loading the gun just before 3pm. It is not yet known which suburb he was in while using the gun.

He took himself to Royal Perth Hospital hospital where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries and is in a stable condition.

Police will investigate the incident, which is not being treated as suspicious, to establish whether the man is a licensed firearm holder.

The West Australian

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