Man Accidentally Shoots, Kills Self in Grocery Store Parking Lot

November 15, 2011 Updated Nov 15, 2011 at 2:56 PM EDT

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Man Accidentally Shoots, Kills Self in Grocery Store Parking Lot

November 15, 2011 Updated Nov 15, 2011 at 2:56 PM EDT

According to a story in The Washington Post, a 45-year-old Virginia man accidentally shot and killed himself Sunday while sitting in his vehicle in the parking lot of a grocery story where he and his family had gone to return a movie.

According to the Post story, the man inadvertently pulled the trigger on a handgun he was carrying and fired a round into his hip that proved to be a fatal wound.

Read The Washington Post story HERE.