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ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING REPORTED AT THRIFT STORE IN CROSSVILLE

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Just before noon Saturday, police officers in Crossville responded to Threads of Hope in the Woodmere Mall for an accidental shooting. The report states 76-year-old Robert William Anthony of Whitley City, Kentucky was attempting to pay for merchandise at the register. He reached into his pocket to retrieve some change and unintentionally dropped a handgun in the pocket out onto the floor. When it hit the ground, the gun discharged a .22 Magnum bullet striking Anthony in his right foot. He was taken to Cumberland Medical Center for treatment. No other injuries were noted.


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