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Report: Self-inflicted shooting-unintentional at Department of Homeland Security in Dallas, Texas

DATE: 03/28/17

An employee was shot in the right leg by a gun that went off as she reached back to grab it.

Report ID 2017032813  
Date 03/28/2017  
UPA 1197655  
Primary NAICS 928110  
Nature 134 Gunshot wounds
Part of Body 510 Leg(s), unspecified
Source 569 Person-injured or ill worker, n.e.c.
Secondary Source 7811 Pistol, handgun, revolver
Event 1221 Self-inflicted shooting-unintentional
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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