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Chattanooga man accidentally shoots himself in the chest

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -

A Chattanooga man accidentally shot himself Tuesday, according to a Twitter post from the Chattanooga Police Department.

He was shot in the chest while taking the gun apart on South Access Road.  Robert Henry, 38, was sitting at his desk at Standard Tool & Die, trying to "field strip" his gun, when the gun went off. His injury is non-life threatening.  Police say he has a valid gun permit. 

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