EPD: Man rushed to hospital after accidental shooting inside Eastland Mall

EPD: Man rushed to hospital after accidental shooting inside Eastland Mall

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Evansville police tell us a man accidentally fired his gun inside Eastland Mall.

It happened Saturday afternoon.

We’re told the man was using the restroom near the food court. He had a legal hand gun in his jacket pocket.

Police say when he took off his jacket, it hit the ground and accidentally caused the gun to discharge.

He was shot in his ankle and was rushed to the hospital.

No one else was hurt.

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