Man accidentally shoots himself in leg, dies at hospital

Chesterfield County

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Authorities say a man is dead after accidentally shooting himself in the leg Thursday night.

Police responded around 10:15 p.m. to a house on Handel Court. When officers arrived on the scene, they found 29-year-old Daniel Alexander with a gunshot wound to the leg.

Alexander was rushed to the hospital, but he died from his injuries. After an investigation, police believe Alexander accidentally shot himself in the leg.

Police are continuing to investigate. Stay with 8News for updates. 

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