Man recovering from sensitive injury after gun goes off in waistband

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MARION, Ind. (WTHR) — The Marion Police Department is reporting an unusual self-inflicted gunshot injury.

Police say 46-year-old Mark Anthony Jones was walking on a pathway near the Girl Scout cabin when a gun in his waistband began slipping. Jones reached to adjust the 9mm, but it accidently fired.

Police report the bullet entered just above his penis and exited through his scrotum.

Jones was rushed to the hospital for treatment.

Police say Jones does not have an Indiana Handgun License. They've turned the case over to prosecutors.

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