Man stable after shooting self in leg

Police say man may have been playing with gun


BROWNSVILLE, Fla. – A man in his 20's is in stable condition after he allegedly shot himself in the leg, police say.

The Miami-Dade Police Department said the incident happened Tuesday at 5255 Northwest 29th Avenue in Brownsville.

The man may have been playing with the gun prior to the shooting, according to police.

Detectives said the man was taken to a nearby hospital by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue where he was listed in stable condition.

No other details were provided.