A man accidentally shot himself as he went to bed about 10:30 p.m. Sunday, sheriff's Deputy Franklyn Morgan said in a report.

Victim Johnny Perkins, 51, of Kitchen Branch Road, told deputies that "he was going to bed and his gun fell off the night stand and went off," the report said.

Perkins called a neighbor, who took him to Takoma Regional Hospital, the report said. His condition today was not available.

The report did not specify where Perkins was shot or the extent of his injury.

Perkins told deputies the gun is a .40-caliber semi-automatic pistol.

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