Bullet grazes Padilla's leg

Updated: November 4, 2009, 5:14 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

MANAGUA, Nicaragua -- Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Vicente Padilla is recovering from a bullet wound in his leg after a target shooting instructor accidentally shot him.

Dr. Eduardo Reguera said Padilla, who signed with the Dodgers in August, didn't need surgery after spending time at Managua's Metropolitan Hospital.

Police spokesman Vilma Reyes said Wednesday that Padilla's pistol apparently jammed during a target-shooting session late Tuesday.

Padilla handed the pistol ...

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