Man dies after accidentally shooting himself in leg

Man dies after accidentally shooting himself in leg

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Chesterfield Police are investigating after a man accidentally shot himself in the leg and later died.

Police were called to the 5600 block of Handel Court around 10:15 p.m. on Thursday.

When they arrived, police found Daniel Alexander, 29, with a gunshot wound to the leg.

He was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Police say the initial investigation indicates it was an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.

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