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Calgary man accidentally shoots gun inside home; bullet hits neighbour in stomach

CALGARY — Police say a Calgary man accidentally shot his handgun in his home, hitting a next-door neighbour in the abdomen.

The 25-year-old man unintentionally shot the gun, which police say was legally owned, on Thursday night around 11 p.m.

The bullet went through the wall of his house and the house next door, hitting a 61-year-old man.

The man is in hospital in stable condition.

Police say the shooter immediately phoned 911 after the shot and was arrested.

He has been released and police are investigating.

The Canadian Press

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