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Meaford Man Hospitalized After Accidental Firearm Discharge

Staff

OPPLogoOn Friday, October 30, at approximately 11:30 a.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of an injured male after a firearm was accidentally discharged inside a residence in the Municipality of Meaford.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 22-year old male was cleaning a 410 shotgun when it accidently discharged.  The projectile passed through an interior wall into an adjoining room where it struck another male.

The 48-year old victim was transported to a local hospital where he was air-lifted to a Toronto hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Grey County OPP continue to investigate the incident.

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