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CARSON, Wash. -- A man shot in the leg when he inadvertently discharged at a gun show in Carson, police said.

Just before 11 a.m. police received the report of an accidental shooting at the American Legion Hall, according to Jacqueline Garrity of the Skamania County Sheriff s Office.

Deputies and medical crews arrived to find a 53-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his upper thigh. He was taken by ambulance to Southwest Washington Medical Center.

Garrity said the man fired a .45-caliber handgun during a gun show the American Legion was hosting.

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