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Man shoots himself in leg cleaning his gun - Gillette News Record: News

Man shoots himself in leg cleaning his gun

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Posted: Monday, November 5, 2012 12:00 am

A 40-year-old man accidentally shot himself in his left leg while cleaning his .45-caliber handgun Saturday night. The man was taken to the hospital and treated for wounds caused by the bullet that entered his leg just above his left knee and exited his leg just below his knee. Deputies say the man had his leg up on a TV tray when he shot himself. The wayward bullet, after exiting the man's leg, continued across his living room and hit his TV, Matheny said. The man was treated and released from Campbell County Memorial Hospital.

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