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S.L. MAN SHOT IN FOOT IN W.V. INCIDENT

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A Salt Lake man told police he accidentally shot himself in the foot Thursday while cleaning a handgun, Salt Lake police reports say.

The man, 28, said the gun discharged while he was in his apartment near 1600 West and 400 South, the report indicated. But when witnesses provided conflicting statements, responding officers determined the incident actually happened in a house near 3100 West and Tess Avenue (3260 South) in West Valley.The man was taken into custody for investigation of auto theft in an unrelated incident after he was treated at Pioneer Valley Hospital for a gunshot wound to the foot.