Police: Man accidentally shoots self while cleaning firearm in Lawrence

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Lawrence Police Department

A man accidentally shot himself while cleaning his firearm Monday afternoon, according to Lawrence police.

Police were dispatched to a home in the 4000 block of Vintage Court in Lawrence around 3:40 p.m. Monday, according to police spokeswoman Sgt. Amy Rhoads. The man suffered injuries that were not life-threatening, Rhoads said in an email.

Police provided no further details.


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