Texas Man Accidentally Shot By His Dog

A Texas man is recovering from being accidentally shot by his own dog.

The Plano Police Department says the unidentified man had a gun in his waistband when he decided to pick up his dog.

But, the dog's paw apparently got caught in the trigger and fired the weapon, sending a bullet through the owner's thigh.

Investigators say the injury was not life-threatening however, and he was able to drive himself to the hospital.

Authorities say gun owners should always use holsters and treat weapons as if they are loaded and ready to fire.

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