A local man was taken to the hospital after he reportedly shot himself in the leg Thursday evening.
Columbus police officers responded to the intersection Aberdeen Avenue and Atwood Terrace on a report of a shooting at about 7:41 p.m.
Officers made contact with the victim, 24-year-old Robert McPhail.
Through further investigation it was determined that McPhail was at a friend's house and shot himself while mishandling a firearm.
No other information was readily available.