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Man Injured in East Jackson Shooting

By WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

JACKSON, Tenn.-Jackson Police are investigating a Wednesday evening shooting and for now they are releasing no suspect information.

Officers were called to the 600 block of Rich Smith Way just off the Highway 70 By-Pass in east Jackson just before 7 p.m.

Investigators said they found a man who had been shot in the leg.
Though officers said he originally said someone shot him, they have since determined he accidentally shot himself.

He is expected to fully recover.