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Nebraskan Hit When Handgun Accidentally Fires

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

A 37-year-old rural Bennet man is recovering from a leg wound suffered when his handgun went off while he was cleaning it.

Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner says Michael Peterson was cleaning his .40-caliber, semiautomatic pistol around 5:30 p.m. Saturday when it fired. The bullet hit Peterson's left leg.

Wagner says Peterson was taken to a Lincoln hospital.


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