Man accidentally shot in Seymour hotel

A Lowell, Ind. man is recovering after accidentally shooting himself in a Seymour hotel.

The Seymour Police Department is reporting that they were called to the Hampton Inn at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night on a report of a shooting.

They found that a 59-year-old man had accidentally shot himself while trying to clean a weapon. He suffered a wound to his upper arm and was taken by Jackson County ambulance to Schneck Medical Center’s emergency room. He was last said to be in good condition.

Police say the case remains under investigation but no charges are expected.

Seymour Police want to remind you to consider every gun as loaded, and never point that weapon at anything you are not prepared to shoot.