Police said the man, whose name was not released, was bowling at Jupiter Lanes in Jupiter around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday when he incurred the gunshot wound to his leg, WPBF-TV, West Palm Beach, reported Thursday.
Witnesses said the man was carrying a revolver in the pocket of his shorts and the weapon fired off a round when he struck himself in the leg with his bowling ball.
The man's injuries were not considered life-threatening, but he was taken to St. Mary's Medical Center as a precaution, police said.
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