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Man cleaning gun shoots himself

Man expected to be OK

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SAN ANTONIO – A man is recovering Saturday after accidentally shooting himself.

San Antonio police said the man was cleaning his gun at his home on Jane Ellen Drive on the city’s Southwest Side.

The gun went off, wounding the man in the leg.

He is expected to be OK, but police say this is a prime example of why gun safety is so important for owners.