Police conducted a search on the apartment after a warrant was approved. They say 22-year-old Edwin Dejesus-Amparo had a .45 calibur gun that was the same gun they found during the search.
Police also found a quantity of packaged cocaine.
Dejesus was in the hospital for treatment and interviewed. Police determined the injury was an accidental self-inflicted gun shot.
Police charged Dejesus with criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a controlled substance.