Man arrested after shooting himself in the leg

POSTED: 07:14 AM MST Dec 28, 2012 
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -

A man is arrested after shooting himself in the leg.

41 year old, Derrick Carmichael, is a convicted felon and was arrested for having a gun.

Carmichael shot himself around two this morning at his apartment in the 2600 block of Yampa Street, that is near Saint Mary High School.

He was taken to the hospital before being taken into custody.