FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) -- Police say a man shot himself in the face while showing off his gun outside of a bar early Sunday morning.
Fort Wayne police officers responded to the parking lot of The Latch String Bar & Grill on 3221 N. Clinton St. just after 1:30 a.m.
They found a man suffering from a gunshot to his face. He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Police say witnesses and the victim told them the man was showing his gun to someone and, not realizing it was loaded, shot himself.
Investigators say he was not attempting to end his life.
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