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Gunshot Injury

The Corvallis Police and Corvallis Fire responded to an accidental gunshot wound Friday at the Highland Court apartments.

Andy Cripe Gazette-Times

A 33-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the foot Friday afternoon while unloading his semi-automatic handgun, a Corvallis police sergeant said. 

Police responded about 2:30 p.m. to the Highland Court apartments on the 2100 block of Northwest Highland Drive. Medics took the man to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, Sgt. Brian Stahl said. 

No one else was injured in the incident, he said. Police do not anticipate criminal charges being filed. 

Lillian Schrock covers public safety for the Gazette-Times. She may be reached at 541-758-9548 or Follow her on Twitter at @LillieSchrock. 


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