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Man Accidentally Shoots Himself in the Groin

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YAKIMA, Wash. -- A 20-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the groin early Sunday morning. It happened on the 700 block of North 24th avenue.

Police say the man was trying to conceal a double barrel shotgun in the front of his pants and accidentally fired it two times.

The gun was found at the home where the shooting took place. They also found a second stolen firearm.

Hospital staff says his injuries are not life-threatening.

Neighbors we spoke to say police are usually seen at the house at least three times a month. They suspect there is gang activity taking place inside. They didn't want to speak on camera out of fear for their safety.

Police are continuing to investigate.
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