DECATUR, AL (WAFF) - Decatur police said a man accidentally shot himself after drinking "several" beers.
It happened Wednesday at a home on the 1400 block of Riverview Avenue.
Investigators said the 68-year-old man was handling a pistol after drinking, when he reportedly dropped the gun.
A shot was fired, which, according to the police report, went through a couch, the man's leg, and into his abdomen.
The man was taken to Decatur Morgan Hospital, then transferred to Huntsville Hospital.
His condition is not known. No foul play is suspected.