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Local man accidentally shoots self


September 12, 2018

A Sweet Home man accidentally shot himself in the leg at Circle K.

Police responded to 2405 Main St. at 12:21 p.m. on Sept. 1.

The man, Joshua Cloud, 25, has a concealed carry license, said Police Chief Jeff Lynn. He “had a firearm in his waistband, not in a holster.”

Cloud claimed he adjusted his pants, and the gun went off, Lynn said.

An officer was at the location at the time and assisted the injured man, applying a tourniquet.

Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District medics arrived and transported Cloud to Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital.

Lynn said there didn’t appear to be...

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