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2 injured in accidental shooting

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ATHENS (WVVA) - Two people were injured after an accidental shooting in Athens.

Officials say a man was holding a friend's loaded handgun inside a residence at Chaucer Apartments Friday when the gun was accidentally discharged. The gunshot went through the floor and both a man and woman were injured by the shrapnel discharge from the shot.

Only minor injuries were reported.

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