Bowler with gun in pocket shoots himself

Posted on: 8:29 am, May 16, 2013, by

JUPITER, Fla. (WPTV) — A man accidentally shot himself Tuesday night at the Jupiter Lanes Bowling Alley in Jupiter, Florida. The man’s own gun accidentally discharged, injuring him, said Jupiter Police Officer Adam Brown.

Several witnesses said that the gun was in the bowler’s pocket when it went off, terrifying other players. The man was taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, Brown said.

He will not face any charges, according to police.