partlycloudy
Saturday May 30th, 2015 2:43PM

White County authorities investigate apparent accidental shooting

By Dean Dyer WRWH Radio
CLEVELAND - A 57-year-old Cleveland man was injured late Saturday night when he, according to the White County Sheriff's Office, accidently shot himself in the hand.

The incident occurred around 11 p.m. Saturday on Moosewood Drive south of Cleveland.

Capt. Tim Chapman said when the officer arrived on scene he observed a large amount of blood on the front porch of the residence.

Inside the residence, the officer talked with a male who said he accidently shot himself in the left hand. Chapman said the man was shot with a .38-caliber revolver.

The man was transported to the hospital for treatment of injuries. No further details were released about the incident.
© Copyright 2015 AccessNorthGa.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Ethics laws set to take effect Jan. 1 in Georgia
After dominating much of the legislative session, a set of major ethics reforms is scheduled to take effect Jan. 1.
7:04PM ( 1 year ago )
Sex offender held in Hall County for failing to register
A 47-year-old man was booked into the Hall County Jail Tuesday, being held without bond for allegedly failing to register as a sex offender, his second such arrest.
6:09PM ( 1 year ago )
Pharmacy robberies may involve same suspect
Oakwood Police Tuesday afternoon released details in a pharmacy robbery they're investigating, similar to one that happened in the Hall County Tuesday morning.
5:46PM ( 1 year ago )
Local/State News
Forsyth Co. deputies ID two separate fatal crash victims
Forsyth County authorities have released the identities in two fatal crashes that happened on Friday.
1:20PM ( 1 hour ago )
Retrial of suspended DeKalb County CEO set for Monday
The retrial of a suspended DeKalb County official accused of pressuring vendors for campaign contributions is set to begin next week.
1:03PM ( 1 hour ago )
Suwanee looking for new Planning Division Director
The city of Suwanee is looking for a new Planning Division Director after the departure of Matt Dickison.
By Brian Stewart
12:30PM ( 2 hours ago )
VIDEO: Downtown Gainesville Farmers Market opens for 2015 season
Summer means fresh fruits and vegetables across north Georgia, and thanks to farmers markets that have now opened, citizens now have several places to buy those items right from the source.
12:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Tennessee man pleads guilty to defrauding northwest Ga. bank
Federal prosecutors say a Tennessee man has pleaded guilty defrauding a northwest Georgia bank in a home loan scheme.
11:52AM ( 2 hours ago )