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A man in Milwaukee accidentally shot himself when he thought he was going to be robbed

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Posted at 8:27 AM, Jun 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-23 05:47:00-04

MILWAUKEE -- Police say a man in Milwaukee accidentally shot himself when he thought he was going to be robbed.

The incident happened at 72nd and Carmen at 12:30 a.m. on Saturday.

The 20-year-old told police he was walking when he saw two people coming towards him and believed he was going to be robbed.

The victim pulled out a gun and accidentally shot himself.

He was treated at the hospital and the investigation is ongoing.