SAVANNAH, GA. (February 3, 2014): A Savannah man has been arrested after shooting his finger in a reported accident Monday.

Alajuawon Williams, 23, of the 1100 block of East 31st Street was transported to Memorial University Medical Center for treatment of the injury after the 2:55 p.m. shooting. He was taken into custody upon release after Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police violent crimes detectives determined the gun had been stolen.

Williams was charged with theft by receiving stolen property.

Downtown Precinct Patrol officers responded to the area of Price Street and Duffy Lane where Williams reported he was checking the weapon to assure it was not loaded when he accidentally pulled the trigger.

The investigation is continuing.