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Forum staff reports, Published June 09 2012

Wyndmere man shoots himself in wrist while cleaning rifle

WYNDMERE, N.D. – Authorities say a Wyndmere man accidentally shot himself in the wrist while cleaning his .22-caliber rifle on Friday night.

Zackary Alan Stahn, 20, was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Breckenridge with non-life-threatening injuries, the Richland County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

The incident happened at about 11 p.m. Friday at 442 4th St. in Wyndmere and was reported to the sheriff’s office by a friend of Stahn’s at 10:28 a.m. Saturday, the release stated.

The incident remains under investigation.