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Man suspected of shooting himself in the leg

Friday, October 26, 2007 | 11:27 a.m. CDT; updated 9:41 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — A man is suspected of shooting himself in the leg early Friday morning while carrying a firearm in his front pants pocket, according to Columbia police.

The man was walking to FastLane Convenience Store, 2116 Paris Road, when the firearm went off in his front pants pocket, police said.

He was taken by private vehicle to the Boone Hospital Center emergency room, where he was treated and released for a gunshot wound to the lower leg.

Columbia police Sgt. Ken Hammond said the investigation is still ongoing.


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Mark Foecking October 26, 2007 | 4:00 p.m.

You wonder what the guy was doing walking into a convenience store at 2:30 am with a loaded gun in his pocket?

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morgan cook November 1, 2007 | 4:30 p.m.

Was the gun licensed?

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