Accidental shooting at Clanton business injures one

Published 1:38 pm Friday, February 12, 2016

Authorities in Clanton responded to the scene of a self-inflicted accidental gunshot wound to the leg Friday afternoon.

Based on emergency dispatch reports, an individual visiting Edward’s Jewelers in Clanton accidentally shot himself in the leg.

The individual was visiting the business, and was in the back of the store away from customers when the gun went off.

The incident occurred shortly after 12:30 p.m.

The individual was airlifted by emergency helicopter after a landing zone was set up near the peach water tower in Clanton.

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