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Report: Self-inflicted shooting-unintentional at Westwood Shores Property Owners Association in Trinity, Texas
An employee was carrying a backpack that had a handgun holstered inside it. The backpack was dropped from where it was perched. The handgun then went off and shot the employee in the stomach. He was hospitalized.
|Part of Body||330||Abdomen, except internal location of diseases or disorders|
|Source||569||Person-injured or ill worker, n.e.c.|
|Secondary Source||7811||Pistol, handgun, revolver|
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