Police: Cabela’s employee accidentally shoots himself in hand - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Police: Cabela’s employee accidentally shoots himself in hand

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GONZALES, LA (WAFB) -

The Gonzales Police Department is investigating an accidental shooting that left a Cabela’s employee injured.

Police say the incident happened at 4:30 p.m. at Cabela’s in Gonzales.

According to police, an employee was showing a .22 caliber handgun to a customer when the gun discharged shooting him in the hand.

The employee was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital where he is listed in stable condition.

Police say the incident is still under investigation but since there are no other injures reported, a preliminary investigation concludes that the incident was an accident. 

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