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Stolen gun found after suspect accidentally shot self, police say

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A stolen gun was found after a man reportedly accidentally shot himself early Wednesday morning.

The man, described as a 28-year-old man, was in the 4600 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Drive around 12:35 a.m. when he accidentally discharged the firearm, striking himself in the hand and thigh, police said.

When police arrived, they discovered the firearm was reported stolen. Authorities said warrants will be applied for.

The suspect was taken to the hospital and listed in serious, but stable condition.

A 25-year-old man who was with the suspect at the time of the incident was found to have active bench warrants.

The investigation is ongoing.

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