Man shows co-worker gun, accidentally shoots left hand, police say

MERIDIAN, Idaho (KBOI) -- A man was taken to the hospital after he accidentally shot himself in the hand, Meridian Police says.

Meridian PD tells KBOI 2News that the 25-year-old was showing a co-worker his gun when he removed the magazine, but failed to clear the chamber. He ended up shooting himself through the left hand.

He was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The shooting occurred on the 1400 block of East Commercial in Meridian and came in at 10:44 a.m.

Meridian PD says it's continuing to investigate.