Updated: Monday, 21 Jan 2013, 11:43 AM EST
Published : Saturday, 19 Jan 2013, 5:34 PM EST
INDIANAPOLIS (WTHI) - 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.
He was walking back to his car, loading his semi-automatic pistol and accidentally shot himself in the hand, Varner says.
State Police responded to the scene. The man was taken to the hospital.
Two people were also accidentally shot and wounded at a gun show at the North Carolina state fairgrounds on Saturday.
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