JUNEAU, Alaska - A 25-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the head.
Juneau police say the accident occurred Friday afternoon in Lemon Creek as a group was planning to go to the gun range.
One of the adults in the group raised concern about the 25-year-old man handling a .22-caliber rifle because there was an infant in the room. The adult also was concerned that the rifle was loaded.
Police say the man joked that there was one way to find out if it was loaded and put the rifle in his mouth and pulled the trigger.
The man was medevaced to Seattle. His name has not been released.