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Cape Coral shooting ruled accidental

Posted at 8:32 AM, Nov 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-26 08:32:14-05

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Police say a shooting that left on person injured looks like an accident. 

It happened around 11:21 p.m. Saturday near Southeast 36th Street and Country Club Boulevard.

According to Cape Coral Police, someone in the back seat of a vehicle was unloading a handgun when it unintentionally discharged.  The round hit the torso on a person in the front seat then entered the person's leg.

He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers say the shooting is still under investigation.