Lincolnshire man's shotgun injury 'accidental'
- 27 August 2013
- From the section Lincolnshire
A man who was shot in the chest may have been injured as a result of the weapon discharging accidentally, Lincolnshire Police have said.
The 50-year-old man from Old Leake, near Boston, was taken to hospital on Thursday evening with a shotgun wound to his chest.
Police initially said the incident was "domestic-related".
A 28-year-old man who was arrested at the time has since been released on bail.
Detectives said the injured man remains in Pilgrim Hospital and is expected to make a good recovery.
The police investigation involves the origin of the weapon and the legality of its possession.