A Chicago man who accidentally shot himself in the groin early Wednesday morning while on a bus in Madison has been arrested and is wanted in Minnesota, Madison police said.
Jelani Faulk, 21, was booked into the Dane County Jail on a tentative charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm. He also is wanted on an extradition warrant from Hennepin County, Minnesota.
Faulk shot himself while on a Megabus going from Minneapolis to Chicago with a stop in Madison. He had a loaded handgun in his pants waistband.
Faulk rushed to the restroom on the bus while 911 was called and put the handgun in the toilet before getting off the bus, police said.
Paramedics and police were on the scene when he got off the bus, and he was taken to a local hospital from the bus stop on Langdon Street at Lake Street.
The single shot from the 9mm handgun went through Faulk’s penis and one testicle, police said.
The injury was believed to be non-life-threatening.