Man arrested after accidentally shooting himself

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NEW ROCHELLE – A 27-year-old New Rochelle man has been arrested after he accidentally shot himself in the leg.

New Rochelle Police said Kareen Manns had been at a gathering at the pavilion at City Park in New Rochelle just before 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 14 when the shooting occurred.

Police were advised of the incident when Manns walked into the emergency room at New Rochelle Montefiore Hospital. His wound was described as non-life-threatening.

Following an investigation, he was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.