Man accidentally shoots himself in leg Monday evening taken to hospital

Last night around 6:30 pm (Monday night), a Roane County ambulance and sheriff’s deputies responded to an incident at a welding shop located just outside Rockwood on Roane State Hwy. A 30-year-old man, sustained a gunshot wound to the leg, according to EMA Director Tim Suter. The director reported the shooting as accidental, and the injured man was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

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