Last weekend, a firearm was accidentally discharged inside the Southside Walmart on Irvin Cobb Drive in Paducah. According to a report from the Paducah Police Department, a 24-year-old man was carrying a Glock 9-MM semiautomatic pistol in his pocket while shopping at the store when the gun went off. No one was hit or injured, police said, and the man is permitted to carry a concealed weapon.
A Rock Hill man was charged with discharging a firearm in city limits after shooting himself in the leg at a shopping center early Wednesday, according to Rock Hill Police. Johnny Valdez, 21, was placed in the Rock Hill city jail, where he remained Wednesday under $500 bond, according to jail records. Officers received a call about a gunshot victim near the Walmart on Old York Road just after 1:30 a.m., according to a police report. They found Valdez with a gunshot wound to the leg.
Police: Rock Hill man arrested after shooting himself in leg
Officers and investigators spoke with Lopez’s friends that took him to the emergency room. Officers said they told them that they were all talking the WalMart parking lot, talking about guns and looking at one of their pistols. During this discussion, the pistol went off and struck Lopez.
A Concordia Parish deputy was hospitalized after he was injured by the discharge of a weapon in his pocket. Deputy Lee Ford was walking in the area of Walmart when the small caliber gun in his pocket discharged, Concordia Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy David Hedrick said. "Lee is a good officer, but it was a bad mistake, and thank God he is going to be OK and thank God nobody else at Walmart was injured."
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On Saturday, a 17-year-old boy was taken to the fire station on Sycamore Avenue after his mother learned he had been shot in the leg while she was inside the Walmart on the city’s east side. http://www.argusleader.com/story/news/crime/2014/12/08/teens-claim-shot-robbery-false/20095151/