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Man accidentally shoots his hand while cleaning firearm

Union Township, PA – A Clearfield County man accidentally shot himself in the hand while cleaning his firearm.

As is always the case when a hospital receives a gunshot patient,

Penn Highlands contacted police about an unnamed Union Township man who had shot himself in the left hand just before 9 p.m. at a home on Cardinal Drive on April 20.

State Police in DuBois investigated and found that it was accidental.

Click Here to read the online police report. (You’ll need to scroll down to page 5 to see this specific report.)