Man hurt after gun accidentally goes off

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ROCHESTER Minn. – Police say a man is currently recovering after accidentally shooting at his hand.

Rochester authorities say the incident happened over the weekend when they got a call from St. Mary’s Hospital informing police they had received someone with a gunshot wound to the hand. Police say the 42-year-old had been shooting on a range earlier in the day and when he came home to clean the weapon, it discharged.

There is no word on his injuries.

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