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Man accidentally shoots hand while cleaning gun

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WAUSAU (WAOW) -- A man accidentally shoots himself in the hand while cleaning his gun, Monday.

According to a report from the Wausau Police Department,  the incident occurred at about 10:00 AM on Wausau's West side. Police responded to an accidental shooting at a home on Pine Ridge Boulevard.

Investigation shows that when the man, 29, tried to clear the gun to clean it, the weapon fired. The report says the bullet went through the man's hand, the gun safety box and a kitchen countertop.

 

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