Police: Man injured after accidentally shooting himself

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NORFOLK Va. (WAVY) — A man is expected to recover after police say he appeared to accidentally shoot himself Tuesday morning in Norfolk.

Norfolk police were called to the scene on Hullview Avenue just after 7:30 a.m., and found the man suffering from a gunshot wound. His injury was not considered life-threatening.

Police say the man was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he is expected to be OK.

A preliminary investigation found the man accidentally fired a gun, striking himself.

No other injuries were reported.

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