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Man cleaning gun shoots himself

Man cleaning gun shoots himself

SANTA MARIA, Calif. - A Santa Maria man is in the hospital Monday after he accidentally shot himself. It happened at a home on the 800 block of Pauline Court.

Emergency crews were called to the house just after 1 p.m.

Santa Barbara County Fire Department spokesperson David Sadecki said the man was cleaning his pistol when he shot himself in the chest.

He is expected to be OK.


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