The Atlantic City Police Department arrested a man Saturday after he visited a local hospital with a gunshot wound.

According to the ACPD, a Delaware man had a handgun in the parking garage at Caesars. The information released says that the gun went off, resulting in the man accidentally shooting himself in the leg. Authorities were made aware of the incident after the man sought treatment at AtlantiCare in Atlantic City.

30-year-old William Byrd of Middletown, DE, was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and released on a summons with a future court date.


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