Doty later went back outside to move his motorcycle and shot himself while getting off of it. The witness went back into the house to call a friend to transport Doty to the hospital. Police were dispatched to the area on a report of shots fired.
At the hospital, Doty told police the gun was in his front waistband and that he had forgotten he placed a round in the chamber. The gun went off as he was putting his motorcycle away, he told police. He also told them he had been drinking alcoholic beverages earlier in the evening. Doty was treated at the hospital and ordered into court.
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