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Believing robbery was imminent, man accidentally shoots self

June 22, 2019

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police say a 20-year-old man accidentally shot himself when he believed he was about to get robbed.

Authorities say the man was walking in a residential area on the north side of the city at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday when he saw two people walking toward him. Police say that’s when the man pulled out a gun and accidentally shot himself.

The man was taken to a hospital to be treated and police say the gunshot wound is not life threatening.

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