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October 7, 2013

Soldier hospitalized after accidental shooting at air base

Officials at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station base say a member of its security forces has been injured in an accident involving a firearm.

The public affairs office says a soldier suffered a non-life-threatening injury in an accidental shooting that occurred in a base housing unit during off-duty ours over the weekend.

The unidentified victim was taken to a Buffalo hospital for treatment.

The incident is under investigation by military officials.

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