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: Hyram Hill, Son Of Philadelphia Police Officer, Killed In Targeted Shooting In North Philly, Sources Say
Police say the 61-year-old employee accidentally shot himself in the hand while retrieving a rental gun from a storage cabinetREAD MORE: Flyers Tie Franchise Record With 12th Straight Loss
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: Gino's Ristorante & Pizzeria Reopens Amid Hepatitis A Investigation That's Linked To 10 Cases, 3 Deaths
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.