Police believe Friday night shooting was accidental

MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Police say a shooting reported Friday evening is believed to be accidental.

Sgt. Dareall Thompson says a man showed up to the emergency room at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the hand just before 10 p.m. Friday. Thompson says the shooting happened at Highway Village Apartment Complex. Police say the victim told them he accidentally shot himself.

Investigators are continuing to piece together more about what happened.