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Man shot after watching football game

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Police in Charlotte are investigating an accidental shooting involving two men who were watching a football game together.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police responded to Olmstead Drive in the University area in the early evening. Police say the shooting victim didn't realize he'd been shot for a few minutes.

An officer told WBTV a bullet discharged as one man was showing another man his gun.

We're told the victim was shot in the hip, but is expected to be okay.

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