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Accidental shootings at gun shows

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Five people are hurt this morning after accidental shootings at a gun show in North Carolina, Indiana and Ohio yesterday.

In Raleigh, a 12-gauge shotgun was discharged while someone was removing it from its case so that it could checked by an officer.

The officer had a slight hand injury.

Two bystanders were hit by shotgun pellets and taken to the hospital.

The gun show in Raleigh will reopen today.

In Indianapolis, a man was unloading his semi-automatic when he shot his hand

Also, in Medina, Ohio a gun dealer was checking out a semi-automatic handgun he'd bought when he accidentally pulled the trigger, hitting a friend's arm and leg.

 

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