Frazee man shoots himself in leg, recovering in Fargo hospital

FRAZEE, Minn. (Valley News Live)- A Frazee, Minnesota man is recovering from some non-life threatening injuries after deputies say, he accidentally shot himself in the leg.

It happened Sunday afternoon. Deputies with the Becker County Sheriff’s Department say Lloyd Bertek, 60, was trying to ‘de-cock’ the hammer of the pistol when it went off and into his leg. Bertek was eventually flown to a Fargo hospital with what’s believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

Deputies say his injuries are consistent with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.