Warren man accidentally shoots self in hand


Warren police and rescue crews were called to Everett Street shortly after 4 p.m. for a man who accidentally shot himself in the hand.

Warren Fire Chief Al Galinelli said the man was taken to the hospital with a minor hand injury.

"It wasn't anything major," he said.

Police spokesperson Lt. Roland Brule could not be reached for comment; there was little activity at the man's home, a white double decker across the street from the Full Channel TV offices.


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