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ST. LOUIS ( – A man was taken to the hospital after accidentally shooting himself near the St. Louis Galleria Friday morning.

The man, described as being in his 50s, was reportedly grazed by a bullet in the leg when he accidentally shot himself while still in his car at the MetroLink station on Galleria Parkway just before 6:45 a.m. 

A Metro official confirmed the accidental shooting took place in the Metro Park-Ride lot.

A police official told News 4 the man is expected “to go to work today” following the incident. 

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