Police: Man injured while emptying gun magazine - KMOV.com

Police: Man injured while emptying gun magazine

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

Police responded to Mercy Hospital in Washington, Missouri on Feb. 12 for a report of a gunshot wound.

The victim, Bryan Morrow, 52, of Union, alleged that it was an accidental shooting. Morrow told hospital personnel that he had issues with animals killing his chickens. He said that he thought something was near his chicken coop and brought his handgun down to investigate. When he returned to the house, he was emptying the gun's magazine and the firearm discharged. He was shot in the left palm.

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