Man injured in Appleton incident

APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) - Appleton Police say a man was injured in an incident late Friday.

Officers responded to the 700 block of West Franklin Street between Locust and Richmond.

Police tell Action 2 News the initial call reported a shooting. A man was found with a gunshot wound and was taken to a hospital. Officials said the injury was self-inflicted due to an accidental discharge.

Police went door-to-door to speak with people in the neighborhood.

The Appleton Police Department reminds the community that firearm safety is crucial in keeping our community safe.The Appleton Police Department can provide educational materials and gun locks to any community member interested.