Kearney man accidentally shoots himself in hand

Posted By: KLKN Newsroom

       KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) _ Authorities say a Kearney man has accidentally shot himself in a hand.

         The shooting occurred around 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

        Police say Dallas Murray told officers he was shot in his left palm while trying to remove a laser guide rod after his 9-mm handgun jammed. Murray says he forgot to remove the magazine and clear the chamber before trying to clear the jam.