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A man cleaning his gun accidentally shot his neighbor when he fired a bullet through the wall. He was arrested for illegal discharge of a firearm.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A man cleaning his gun accidentally fired a bullet that went through his wall and hit his neighbor, Colorado Springs police said.
Officers were called to the 2,600-block of Avalanche Heights in Colorado Springs on Monday around 10 p.m.
Frank Dawkins told police his gun misfired while he was cleaning it.
The round went through a common wall and hit a neighbor sitting on a couch in the next apartment, police said.
The neighbor was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury.
Police said Dawkins was arrested for Illegal Discharge of a Firearm.
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