Man accidentally shoots himself in foot after forgetting gun was loaded

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — A 24-year-old man shot himself in the foot during a camping trip in Boulder Canyon on Thursday night, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said.

A husband, wife and cousin were in a vehicle on their way to go camping in the mountains when the male passenger asked to look at the other male’s gun about 7 p.m.

The cousin thought he unloaded the gun but instead accidentally shot himself in the foot.

The man was taken to a hospital and treated for nonlife-threatening injuries, the sheriff’s office said.

Most Read

Top Stories

More Home Page Top Stories