INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - A person who was loading a gun outside of the Indy 1500 Gun and Knife Show at the State Fairgrounds was accidentally shot when his gun discharged Saturday afternoon.
The incident was reported shortly after 4:15 p.m. Saturday.
Indy 1500 Gun and Knife Show PIO Ashley Varner says the man had been inside at the gun show before the incident.
The man, identified as Emory L. Cozee, 54, was walking back to his car, was loading his .45 caliber semi-automatic and accidentally shot himself in the hand, Varner says.
State Police responded to the scene.
Police say Cozee was taken to Wishard Memorial Hospital for treatment.
The investigation determined the shooting to be accidental. Police say no charges will be filed.
The Indy 1500 Gun and Knife Show continues Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit the gun show website .
Three people were also accidentally shot and wounded at a gun show at the North Carolina state fairgrounds on Saturday.
In Medina, Ohio on Saturday, a dealer was checking out a semi-automatic handgun at a gun show when he accidentally pulled the trigger and shot a man in the arm and leg.
Police dispatchers around Central Indiana reported a number of vehicle slide-offs occurred Monday morning.
Part of the Monon Trail will be closed Monday morning.
An Avon woman died Sunday evening from injuries she suffered in a three-vehicle crash in Jasper County.