An Atlantic City man who underwent surgery after a shooting this morning shot himself, police said.

Police were called to the 1200 block of Michigan Avenue at about 9:45 a.m., for a report of a person wounded, Sgt. Monica McMenamin said.

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Mohammad Khalid, 23, had a gunshot wound to his leg that required immediate surgery, McMenamin said.

A woman who identified herself as the victim's girlfriend, drove him to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center's City Campus. An investigation found that Khalid accidentally shot himself inside the vehicle, McMenamin said.

The gun was recovered from Khalid's residence and he is charged with unlawful possession of a weapon.

Anyone with information about any of the incidents is asked to call police at 609-347-5766 or text tip411 (847411) anonymously beginning the text with ACPD.

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