Wiregrass Newsroom: Headland Man Dead After Accidental Shooting

Dothan, AL (WSFA) -- The Houston County cornoner tells WSFA 12 news a Headland man is dead after accidently shooting himself in the head.  He says it happened early Saturday morning on Dogwood Trail in Dothan when 22 year old Joseph Hancock picked up his gun and it discharged, hitting him the head.

Investigators say alcohol appears to be involved, and they are ruling the case as accidental, not a suicide.