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April 14, 2012 at 9:52 AM

Man shoots himself in groin

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There aren’t many details, but Seattle police responded to call that a man standing along South Cloverdale Street in South Seattle late yesterday afternoon accidentally shot himself in the groin.

The man was apparently hanging around with several other fellows in the 1000 block of  South Cloverdale Street shortly before 5 p.m. when his concealed gun went off, wounding him in the groin, according to Renee Witt with Seattle police.

The victim, 31, suffered serious injuries and was taken to the hospital.

He could face a weapons charge, Witt said in a news release.

 

 

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