Deputies: Man shoots self in leg breaking up two dogs fighting - KPTV - FOX 12

Deputies: Man shoots self in leg breaking up two dogs fighting

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GLENDALE, OR (KPTV) -

A man accidentally shot himself in the leg as he attempted to break up two dogs fighting, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

Emergency crews responded to the 100 block of Hobbs Lane in Glendale at 9:27 a.m. Tuesday.

They located 51-year-old Mathew Wilkinson suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg.

Investigators said Wilkinson was trying to stop the dogs from fighting when he shot himself.

He was taken to Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg for treatment.

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