KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — Kernersville Police say a man has been charged in an accidental shooting. 

It happened Monday night around 7 p.m. at a home on Linville Springs Road.  

Police say Mustapha Cheikhali, 31, was handling his legally-owned gun when he accidentally pulled the trigger, shooting himself and a family member. 

Both had non-life threatening injuries and were transported to a hospital for treatment. 

Cheikhali is charged with discharging a firearm inside the city limits. 

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