UPD: Super 8 Motel shooting accidental

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - One man is recovering from a gun shot wound in the abdomen after police said he accidentally shot himself while at Super 8 Motel Monday night.

Police said the gun discharged when he threw a jacket on top of his gun that was sitting on a dresser.

The Florida man legally possessed the gun and no charges are expected.

His injuries are considered non-life threatening.

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