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Man shoots himself in the private parts at his mother’s home

By Mason White 2:05 PM March 21, 2017
Man shooting gun (illustration)
Man shooting gun (illustration)
By: Mason White

A mother called police to her home after her son shot himself in the private parts, according to police in Washington.

Kennewick police said that the incident unfolded on Wednesday.

The woman, who was not identified, told a police dispatcher that her 53-year-old son was lying in bed with a gunshot wound in the groin area.

Police officers who arrived at the home located in the 7900 block of West 21st Avenue, found the son lying on a bed in the home and suffering from a single gunshot wound.

The son was taken to the Trios Southridge Hospital for treatment. Police seized the gun as evidence in the case. Police said that the shooting appears to have been as a result of an accident.