A retired law enforcement officer from Atlanta shot himself in the leg Wednesday morning in his hotel room at the Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino in Coarsegold, the Madera County Sheriff's Department said.
According to sheriff's spokeswoman Erica Stuart, the man set his gun on a chair in the bathroom of his hotel room and it fell off the chair and discharged, wounding him in his left leg.
The man was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Stuart said the shooting was accidental and is not under investigation.
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