A man accidentally shot himself in the leg at the Grand Forks Post Office on Thursday, Oct. 10, police said.

Officers were called to the Post Office parking lot, 2501 28th Ave. S., around 2 p.m. A press release said the man was taken to Altru Hospital for a leg wound.

Police said the man, who appeared to be in his 30s, was handling a 9 mm pistol and accidentally discharged it, sending a bullet into his leg. It's unclear if charges will be filed.

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