2 wounded in accidental shooting in Ludlow

Video sent to 22News of emergency crews

LUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) – A man who was showing a gun to a friend ended up accidentally shooting both himself and his friend.

Ludlow Police Lt. Michael Brennan told 22News that the man had his friend over his house, and was showing him the handgun shortly before 11:00 Friday morning, when the gun went off.

The homeowner was wounded in the hand, while his friend was wounded in the leg. Both men were taken by ambulance to Baystate Medical Center, and are expected to recover.

Brennan said that at this point, they are not releasing the location of the house where the accidental shooting took place.

No charges have been filed.

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