Man accidentally shoots self at Phoenix Walmart

PHOENIX - Police say shoppers at a Phoenix Wal-Mart store were sent into a panic after a man accidentally shot himself in the leg.

Phoenix police spokesman James Holmes says a male shopper's gun, which was at his hip, went off around 10:30 a.m. Saturday at a Wal-Mart near 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road.

The man reportedly suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Holmes says Wal-Mart managers evacuated the store, which was shut down for a short time.

Holmes says the man is not facing any charges.

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