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Accidental shooting critically injures Sheffield man

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Investigators said a man was cleaning his gun inside his apartment when it went off. Investigators said a man was cleaning his gun inside his apartment when it went off.
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SHEFFIELD, AL (WAFF) -

A man is fighting for his life after an accidental shooting Tuesday night in Colbert County at the Autumn Point Apartments on Cox Boulevard in Sheffield.

Investigators said a man was cleaning his gun inside his apartment when it went off.

The bullet went through a wall and struck a man in the next unit through the abdomen.

At last check, the man was in critical condition at Huntsville Hospital.

Police said the shooting appears accidental and they have turned the case over to the district attorney's office.

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