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Alabama Man Accidentally Shoots Himself, Daughter While Cleaning his Gun (Video)

| by Michael Allen

An unidentified man accidentally shot himself and his 6-year-old daughter on Sunday while cleaning his gun in Northport, Alabama (video below).

Homicide Unit commander Capt. Loyd Baker said the 45-year-old man fired a shot into his own leg as he was cleaning a 9 mm pistol, reports WCFT-TV.

The daughter was also wounded by the bullet after it exited the man’s leg.

Both the man and his daughter were taken to DCH Regional Medical Center, where he was expected to undergo surgery. The girl was treated for minor injuries.

Capt. Baker said that investigators had not decided if charges would be filed.

Source: WCFT-TV