Man Accidentally Shoots Himself at Wallingford Home

A 26-year-old Wallingford man was taken to the hospital Wednesday after accidentally shooting himself in the leg, according to police.

Police said Martin Murray called 911 around 3:30 p.m. and told dispatchers he shot himself with a .22-caliber revolver in his home on Pine Street.

Detectives arrived to find Murray sitting on the front porch with bullet wounds in his leg. They searched the home and found the revolver inside, according to police.

Murray was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, according to police.

Authorities said no one else was home during the incident and no charges have been filed.

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