CEDAR FALLS, Iowa — Cedar Falls police are investigating a shooting at a convenience store on Hudson Road Monday night.
Police said they were called shortly after 11 p.m. to B & B West, at 3105 Hudson Road, on a report of a person who had accidentally shot himself.
When officers arrived they met with the victim, who stated that he had shot himself in the hand when removing a handgun from his pants.
The victim, Jeffrey Fox, 22, who was an employee of the store, was transported to a local hospital for treatment. He has since been transported to University Hospitals in Iowa City.
Police said the injury to his hand was not life-threatening, but it caused a serious injury.
Police said they do not know where Fox lives. His driver's license had a Waterloo address, but they were not certain it was current.
The incident remains under investigation, but police said the evidence points to the incident being an accidental shooting.
There were no customers in the store.