Gun reportedly fires by accident, hurts man near fairgrounds

The shot hit his leg and he was taken to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett.

MONROE — A man was injured and taken to a hospital after a gun went off, reportedly by accident, Sunday afternoon near the Evergreen Fairgrounds.

Emergency responders were dispatched around 1:20 p.m. and found a man with a gunshot wound to his leg, Snohomish Regional Fire and Rescue battalion chief Erik Liddiatt said. There were no other shots or injuries reported.

“It was just an accidental discharge of a gun into a gentleman’s leg,” he said.

The injury was not considered critical, and the man was taken to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett.

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