MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Chaska man shot his left index finger in a drunken slumber, according to Chaska Police.
Chief Scott Knight says the man fell asleep with a loaded handgun in his bed last month before a bad dream caused him to awake and accidentally shoot his left trigger finger.READ MORE: Kim Potter's Trial In Daunte Wright's Death Begins Wednesday: Here's How To Watch
A family member drove the man to the hospital, where he reportedly recorded a blood-alcohol content of .27.READ MORE: Suni Lee Named Sports Illustrated's Female Athlete Of The Year
While police said it is “unwise” to sleep with a loaded gun while intoxicated, the man broke no laws as he has a permit to carry.MORE NEWS: Timeline: Daunte Wright's Death, Subsequent Unrest Leading Up To The Kim Potter Trial
He’s expected to make a full recovery.