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Police: Man arrested after allegedly shooting himself

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Shreveport Police conduct traffic stop to find the driver of the vehicle suffering a gunshot wound.

Just after 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, a Shreveport Police officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of Southern and St. Vincent Avenues upon observing the driver traveling in excess of the posted speed limit.

During the officer's contact with the driver of the vehicle, 28 year old James McCullough of Shreveport, it was learned McCullough was suffering a gunshot wound to the lower leg area. McCullough was transported from the scene of the traffic stop to University Medical Center for treatment of the injury which was considered non life-threatening. Shreveport Police gathered information from McCullogh suggesting while parked at another location, he accidentally shot himself while attempting to re-position a handgun that was stored inside the vehicle. After being struck, McCullough, accompanied by two acquaintances, attempted to drive himself to the hospital. While expected to fully recover, McCullough, upon release from the hospital, will be booked into the Shreveport City Jail for an outstanding misdemeanor warrant regarding an unrelated matter discovered during the investigation. No charges were filed in connection with the shooting and no additional arrests were made.

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