PLANO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A man accidentally shot and injured his neighbor as he was moving a shotgun inside an apartment in Plano early Tuesday morning, police said.
Police said the incident happened at around 1:30 a.m. at the Hunters Glen apartments on Independence Parkway.READ MORE: Truck Loses Control, Slams Into Royse City Police Officer Michael Baley While Helping Stranded Motorist
The victim told police he was sitting inside his apartment when he heard a loud noise and thought something had happened involving his wife. However, when he got up to check, he found that he had been shot in the leg, police said.READ MORE: Customs Officers Seize Narcotics At Texas-Mexico Border Worth $1.8M+ Hidden In Tires, Ice Chests
Police said the victim’s neighbor had accidentally discharged a shotgun.
The victim was taken to the hospital to treat his injuries. He’s expected to be okay.MORE NEWS: Man Wanted In Dallas For Child Sexual Assault Charges, Jose Gerardo Ibarra Arrested At U.S.-Mexico Border
The man who fired is expected to be charged with a misdemeanor of discharging a firearm.