Posted: Sunday, November 17, 2013 --- 1:24 p.m.
Madison Police responded to a call on the 5100 block of Whitcomb Drive earlier today regarding a 59-year-old man who had accidentally shot himself.
On arrival, officers determined the man had accidentally shot himself with his handgun while manipulating the weapon.
The man was able to call out to a relative in the home to contact 911. The man is being treated at an area hospital for his injury.