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Accidental, self-inflicted gunshot injury in Fremont

On July 15th, at approximately 8:00 PM, a man called 911 to report that he had accidentally shot himself in the hand while cleaning his gun in his apartment in the 700 Block of North 38th Street.  North Precinct officers and the Seattle Fire Department responded.  It was determined that the victim likely was cleaning or examining his 9mm handgun when he accidentally shot himself.  There was no one else present when the injury occurred.  The victim was transported to the hospital with a non life-threatening injury.