Reveler shoots self in leg

Published: Friday, January 2, 2009 at 8:10 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, January 2, 2009 at 8:10 a.m.

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Authorities say a New Year's Eve reveler, who was celebrating with a handgun, accidentally shot himself.

Orlando police say 21-year-old Shunacey Mack shot himself in the leg outside a party just after midnight Thursday. He was taken by ambulance to a hospital, where he was treated for a gunshot wound.

Police say the injury was not life threatening, but the shot hit close to his femoral artery, which could have been fatal.

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