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Man Accidentally Shoots Himself in Leg at Indiana State University

He was visiting ISU's campus. No one else was hurt.

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- A 28-year-old visitor to Indiana State University's campus accidentally shot himself in the leg Sunday night in Terre Haute.  

He  was found near Cromwell Hall. He told police he had a handgun in his pocket that discharged on accident and struck him in the leg. He was taken to Union Hospital and then later transferred to a hospital in Indianapolis. His injuries are not considered life-threatening, but he will require surgery. 

No one else was injured. 

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