Man accidentally shoots foot

Posted: Friday, March 04, 2011

NIKISKI — Alaska State Troopers say a Nikiski man accidentally shot himself in the foot.

Troopers say John Newton Sr. told officers he did not realize his .22 caliber rifle was loaded and he accidentally pulled the trigger, shooting his right foot.

Newton was treated Sunday morning at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna.

He is expected to fully recover.





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