63-year-old Sanford R. of Boulder, Colorado woke up at 2am to a loud bang. While sleepwalking he had shot himself in the knee with the 9mm handgun he keeps loaded and unlocked on his bedside table. Sanford says he has no recollection of the incident. He was taken to the local hospital where he was treated and released.
According to police Sanford takes prescription medication for pain but no alcohol or drugs played a role in the nocturnal shooting.