Nebraska City police say a 30-year-old Nebraska City is recovering at the hospital today after he was accidentally shot by his brother-in-law over the weekend.

Police say a 30-year-old Nebraska City man was accidentally shot in the leg Saturday night while inspecting guns with his brother-in-law.

Trent Barton was taken by private vehicle to St. Mary’s Community Hospital and transferred to Bryan LGH, where is reportedly recovering.

The shot from a 9 mm handgun went through the thigh of his leg while he was outside near the 500 block of north 21st Street.