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Underwood man injured when gun discharges accidently

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Perham Minnesota 222 2nd Avenue SE 56573

An Underwood man was treated for a gunshot wound to the hand early Saturday after accidently discharging his gun while cleaning it.

According to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office, the accident happened around 2 a.m. Saturday. Jess Bugbee, 35, was transported to Lake Region Hospital by his wife for the minor hand injury.

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Bugbee had been cleaning the .40 caliber pistol in preparation for a hunting trip.

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