Man accidentally shot himself when celebrating New Year’s

Posted at 5:09 PM, Jan 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-01 19:09:52-05

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Kansas City, KS (KCTV) — The Kansas City, Kansas police responded to a shooting overnight where a man accidentally shot himself.

Around midnight, Kansas City, Kansas police responded to the 900 block of S. 57th Terr.

A man wanted to celebrate New Year’s by grabbing his .22 caliber handgun and wanted to shoot it off in the air.

Instead, the man accidentally shot himself in the stomach.

Authorities say that the man is going to recover.