Man wounded in Chesterfield shooting

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Chesterfield Police are investigating an incident  that happened Saturday night along the 8500 block of Shannon Road.

Police said they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg.

"Though this call came in as a robbery, this incident has since been changed to a weapons violation – accidental discharge," a Chesterfield Police spokesperson said. "Further investigation revealed that the robbery report was false, and the victim actually shot himself. The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending."

If you have information that could help detectives, call Chesterfield County Police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

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