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Accidental Self Shooting in Spencer

Spencer, IA (KICD)–Spencer Police investigated an accidental shooting Thursday morning,

Police were called out to the 800 block of 13th Avenue West and arrived to find 64-year-old John Muetzel from Arizona suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. It was found that Muetzel was handling a .45 caliber semi-automatic handgun when it accidentally discharged.

Muetzel was take to Spencer Hospital by their ambulance crew. No charges are pending.