Sailor accidentally shoots himself in the leg at Naval Station Norfolk

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A sailor was injured Tuesday morning after officials say he accidentally shot himself in the leg at Naval Station Norfolk.

Spokesperson Kelly Wirfel confirmed the incident happened just after 9:30 a.m. at a building on base. The sailor was taken to a hospital and is expected to be OK.

The circumstances of the incident are unclear at this time.

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