Franklin police investigate self-inflicted gunshot in Walmart parking lot

FRANKLIN, Ky. – Franklin police are investigating a self-inflicted gunshot incident that occurred just before 2 p.m. Friday in the Walmart parking lot.

A man out in the open parking lot shot himself in the shoulder, Franklin Police Lt. Dale Adams said.

The man was conscious and talking to police when they arrived, he said.

He was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

The incident remains under investigation. Police have not released the man’s identity.