Man Accidentally Shoots Self While Waiting In Elementary School Pick-Up Line

WWJ News
January 18, 2020 - 2:23 pm

HOWELL (WWJ) - A man who was waiting to pick up his child from an elementary school in Livingston County accidentally shot himself in the leg. 

The incident happened around 3 p.m. Friday at Three Fires Elementary School in Howell.

According to police, the Hamburg Township man was waiting in his vehicle in pick-up line and while adjusting his gun, the weapon discharged and he was struck in the leg. He was taken to University of Michigan Hospital for treatment of what was described as a non-life threatening injury. 

The school was briefly placed on lockdown after the shooting. Parents were able to pickup their children once the lockdown was lifted.

No other injuries were reported. 

It wasn't immediately clear if the man has a valid CPL.

The investigation is ongoing, though police say there appears to be no criminal intent.