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AZ man wounds self in foot in accidental shooting

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LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ (FOX5) -

A man in northwestern Arizona was sent to the hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the foot, authorities said.

The Mohave County Sheriff's Office were called to a reported shooting Friday evening in a desert area east of Lake Havasu City, which is about 155 miles south from the Las Vegas Valley.

According to the sheriff's office, deputies found 20-year-old Shane Roe with a gunshot wound. He was rushed to Havasu Regional Medical Center.

Citing evidence and witness statements, deputies said Roe was target shooting in the area with his girlfriend. When he was kneeling down for a shot, he accidentally discharged a shotgun, hitting himself in the foot, the sheriff's office said.

There was no word on the man's condition.

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