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Man shoots himself while unloading gun in Chesterfield motel

Posted at 6:50 AM, Jun 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-01 06:59:30-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va -- A man was taken to the hospital after he accidentally shot himself in the hand while unloading his gun in a Chesterfield motel room, according to Chesterfield Police. The incident happened at about 1 a.m. Monday, at the VIP Inn off Willis Road near Interstate 95.

Friends took the man to Chippenham Hospital. He suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to police.