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Man, 75, Accidentally Shoots Self in Groin

| by Michael Allen

An unidentified 75-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the groin in Shiawassee County, Mich., on Saturday.

According to the Argus-Press, the senior had the gun inside his waistband when he accidentally shot his genitals.

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Fortunately, his injury was not life threatening.

Shiawassee County Sheriff’s Det. Lt. David Kirk told RawStory.com that the man was doing some target practice when the pistol accidentally went off.

Lt. Kirk said the elderly man was “awake and alert” at the Sparrow Hospital in Lansing, Mich., after the "unfortunate mishap."

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Source: RawStory.com and Argus-Press