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Man shoots himself while waving gun during road rage incident in Orlando

By William Martin 11:17 AM November 28, 2017
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A man shot himself while arguing with another man during a road rage incident, according to police in Florida.

Orlando police said that they called to the scene of a shooting on Sunday afternoon.

When officers arrived at the scene the encountered a man who suffered a gunshot wound to the leg.

The victim was taken to a hospital, where he was treated for a non-life-threatening injury.

No charges have been filed because the weapon was legally owned and the victim felt threatened.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded on Adela Avenue near Science Drive.

Two drivers got into an argument.

One of the men felt threatened by the other and pulled out his weapon.

While waving it around, the gun discharged.

The gun owner suffered a gunshot wound to his leg.

The other driver did not suffer any injuries.