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Accidental gun discharge injures store customer

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A man was injured when a gun accidentally discharged at a store in West Palm Beach Thursday afternoon.


Police say a young man was ‘fidgeting with something in his pocket’ when the gun fired. A bullet struck a tile and a fragment from the tile hit a customer, according to police. The injury to the customer was not serious.


The incident happened at a store at 2121 N Tamarind Avenue.

The person with the gun ran off.

Police believe the shooting was accidental.

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