Caesars Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — A Delaware man walked into the hospital Saturday with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the leg and ended up getting arrested, police said.

William Byrd, 30, of Middletown, went to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center at 9:47 p.m., police said. Medical personnel alerted police, who went to Byrd’s car in the parking garage of Caesars Atlantic City, where they recovered a loaded handgun, police said.

Byrd was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and released on a summons.

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I cover breaking news on the digital desk. I graduated from Temple University in Dec. 2017 and joined the Press in the fall of 2018. Previously, I freelanced, covering Pennsylvania state politics and criminal justice reform.

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