PINELLAS PARK – An unidentified man was injured May 4 when he accidentally shot himself at one of the gun ranges at the Wyoming Antelope Club, 3700 126th Ave. N. in Pinellas Park.
Pinellas Park police responded to a report of a man injured about 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Officers made contact with the injured man and rescue personnel on scene.
Officers learned that a private security company had leased a part of the range for agency qualifications. While one of the participants was re-holstering his weapon, he inadvertently pulled the trigger resulting in the discharge of the firearm. The projectile from the weapon did strike the man in the leg resulting in an injury.
The man was transported to Bayfront Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.