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Hernando man shoots himself while cleaning gun
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SPRING HILL, Florida (AP) -- A Hernando County man reportedly shot himself in the hand while trying to clean his gun.

The sheriff's office reports that 26-year-old Sean Santana was in his backyard Saturday afternoon, about to spray the .25-caliber pistol with cleaning solvent when the gun fired and hit him in the left middle finger.

Santana wrapped his hand and drove himself to a nearby hospital.

Deputies have determined the shooting was accidental.

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