Man Shoots Self In Hand While Forcing Wrong Caliber Ammo Into Gun

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November 26, 2013 9:35 a.m.

A Tennessee man shot himself in the hand Sunday night while forcing the wrong caliber of ammunition into his gun, Oak Ridge Today reported.

Anderson County resident Carlie Indmon Phillips, 45, was called to his sister’s home Sunday night because she thought someone was on her property, according to a sheriff’s department report. When Phillips tried to force a .38 caliber round his sister gave him into his .357 Magnum revolver, the round went off and struck him in the hand.

He was taken to a local medical center for treatment, according to the report, and no charges were filed.

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