Police blotter: Man accidentally shoots himself in Wegmans parking lot

A man taking his gun out of a hip holster shot himself in the leg while in his car in the Wegmans parking lot, according to Monday’s Fairfax County Police blotter.

The man suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the incident, which happened around 7 p.m. on Sunday evening. Nobody else was hit.

According to police, the man was removing his Sig Sauer 320 handgun to get more comfortable while in his vehicle when the gun accidentally discharged.

The man was taken to a hospital for treatment. Police said any decision on charges will be made the the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney.

Other incidents reported in the Richmond Highway area from over the weekend:

Larceny: 1900 block of Elkin Street, tires from vehicle
Larceny: 6700 block of Richmond Highway, wallet from location
Larceny: 1900 block of Rollins Drive, bag from vehicle
Larceny: 6300 block of Tracey Court, tools from vehicle

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