Bellingham Police are investigating what appears to be an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound that occurred Thursday evening in the Birchwood Neighborhood.
Police arrived and found a man with a non-life threatening injury to his leg, according to Lt. Claudia Murphy, and further investigation revealed the gunshot wound was self-inflicted and accidental.
The man was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital by Bellingham Fire Department medics.
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The case remains under investigation, Murphy said.