LAS VEGAS -- Police in Las Vegas say no crime was committed when former major league slugger Jose Canseco shot himself in the finger in what he and investigators say was an accident.
The former Oakland Athletics outfielder tweeted a photo Wednesday of his heavily bandaged left hand and said he was recovering at home.
Got no sleep. Hope I can keep my finger but grateful it wasn't something worse @ModelLeila my nurse taking good care pic.twitter.com/TR78fmru8d
- Jose Canseco (@JoseCanseco) October 29, 2014Canseco's fiancee, Leila Knight, was also active on social media urging friends to pray for his finger.
Police say Knight was in the house Tuesday afternoon when the gun discharged as Canseco was cleaning in it the kitchen.
Canseco is a right-handed batter who hit 462 career home runs and was a six-time All-Star.
He also played for Texas, Boston, Toronto, Tampa Bay, the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.
Police: No crime by Jose Canseco
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