Man Accidentally Shot While Trying On Clothes

COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — A retired New York State Police investigator has accidentally shot himself in the knee while trying on clothes in a department store changing room.

Colonie police say 56-year-old Robert Talbot of Ballston Spa suffered the self-inflicted gunshot wound around 8:20 p.m. Tuesday in a Sears store at Colonie Center Mall. A .22-caliber gun in his pants pocket accidentally fired.

Talbot is being treated at a hospital. Police say his injury does not appear to be life threatening.

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