Authorities: Man dies of accidental gunshot wound

Authorities say a New Jersey man accidentally shot and killed himself while disassembling a firearm.

News 12 Staff

Mar 10, 2019, 7:56 PM

Updated 1,905 days ago

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Authorities: Man dies of accidental gunshot wound
BARNEGAT, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a New Jersey man accidentally shot and killed himself while disassembling a firearm.
Ocean County prosecutors and Barnegat Township police say officers were called to a township home on Saturday.
Authorities said an investigation determined that 46-year-old James Hammer of Barnegat accidentally shot himself while disassembling a firearm.
Officials said he was taken to Southern Ocean Medical Center and then flown to Atlanticare Regional Trauma Center in Atlantic City, but died of his wounds at about midnight Saturday.
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3/10/2019 1:14:36 PM (GMT -4:00)


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