Firing range mishap

Man taken to hospital with gunshot wound

Firing range mishap

A man's recovering from a gunshot wound to his leg, after accidentally shooting himself.

The 59-year-old suffered the bullet wound at a Southport firing range around 8:30 on Wednesday night.

He was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital in a stable condition after the accident.

Police said the man was a licensed gun user, and they won't be pressing any charges.