Police investigating accidental shooting
A Sikeston, Missouri man is dead after what police are calling an accidental shooting.
Police responded to a home on Virginia Street Wednesday after a call about a shooting.
Officers found a 19-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the stomach.
Police were told that somehow the man shot himself while handling the gun.
The man was taken to a local hospital by ambulance, where he later died.
There is no evidence of foul play.
The man’s name is being withheld until his family is notified.