LAKEWOOD, N.J. (CBS)—A gun range employee was hospitalized after police say he accidentally shot himself in the hand in New Jersey.
It happened around 4: 30 p.m. Monday at the Garden State Pistol Range located in Lakewood.READ MORE: Abortion Rights Advocates Gather For Bans Off Our Bodies Protest In Philadelphia After SCOTUS Overturned Roe v. Wade
Police say the 61-year-old employee accidentally shot himself in the hand while retrieving a rental gun from a storage cabinetREAD MORE: 11 Separate Shootings In Philadelphia Leave 2 Dead, 10 Others Injured: Police
According to authorities, the bullet entered and exited the employee’s left hand.
He was transported to Brick Hospital where he is expected to make a full recovery.MORE NEWS: Brandywine Valley SPCA, Other Shelters Holding Mega Adoption Event This Weekend
At the time of the shooting, police say there were several customers, including two young boys and at least one other employee in the area. They were not injured.