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Mitchell Man Shot While Cleaning Gun

Last updated on Tuesday, October 2, 2012

(MITCHELL) - A Mitchell man suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound after his .17-caliber HMR rifle discharged while he was cleaning the weapon.

Police received a call at 12:06 p.m. Sunday to send an ambulance to a home in the 900 block of Lawrence Street.

Ethan Payton was taken to St. Vincent Dunn Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound to his shoulder.

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