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UPDATED: Man moving weapons accidentally shoots, kills self

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on June 27, 2012 at 9:26 pm |
June 28, 2012 6:19 am

A man who was moving weapons in his home Wednesday night was killed after one of the guns discharged and the bullet struck him, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.

The incident was reported just after 9 p.m. in the 6000 block of 176th Street East. Authorities initially believed the man had been cleaning his guns, but later determined that he had been moving firearms when one accidentally fired.

No other details were immediately available.

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