ROBERTSVILLE, Mo. (KMOV) -- The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is investigating a man who accidentally shot himself in the foot at a Robertsville residence on Christmas Eve.
Franklin County Sheriff Gary Toelke said that at approximately 12:45 a.m., deputies responded to a residence in the 2000 block of Robertsville Road in reference to a gunshot victim.
Deputies determined that the victim had discharged a .410 gauge weapon when he thought he heard someone trying to enter his residence. The subject was transported to Mercy Hospital in Washington.
Toelke said the victim had past felony convictions from other states and deputies are trying to learn more.