Man wounded when firearm accidentally goes off

By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Mich. A man is recovering after his firearm accidentally went off.

The 33-year-old was target practicing Friday when the gun malfunctioned in the 53000 block of Olney Road in St. Joseph County, Michigan.

He had injuries to his right hand, and also had a wound to his chest.

The man was taken to a Kalamazoo hospital where he underwent surgery to remove metal fragments from his chest.

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