Police: Drunk man accidentally shot himself

WALTON, KY (FOX19) - Charges are pending against a Walton man who police say accidentally shot himself, then locked himself in a bathroom when police arrived.

The incident happened around 2 p.m. in the 500 block of Walker Road.

Police say Larry Fieger II, 21, was drunk and accidentally shot himself in the leg. Deputies spent two hours trying to make contact with the man, who had locked himself in a basement bathroom.

Shortly after 4 p.m., deputies forced their way into the bathroom and removed Fieger. He was taken to University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Charges are pending.

During the incident neighbors were told to stay inside their homes and school bus traffic was delayed until it was resolved.

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