BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — A Florida man accidentally shot himself in the hand while cleaning his gun.

The News-Press reports that the 33-year-old man was cleaning his .40 caliber pistol at his Bonita Springs home Monday evening. He told a Lee County deputy that he had been using a new holster when the firearm discharged and hit him in the web portion of his left hand.

The man called 911 and was taken to a Naples hospital in stable condition.

Information from: The (Fort Myers, Fla.) News-Press,

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