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Man Hospitalized for Accidental Self-Inflicted Gunshot in Cathedral City

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A man who accidentally shot himself in Cathedral City Monday was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, police reported.

The man, whose name was not released, ``accidentally shot himself while manipulating a firearm'' around 1 p.m. near the 68100 block of Ramon Road, according to Cmdr. Julio Luna.

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Responding officers found the man suffering from a ``single gunshot wound to a lower extremity'' and took him to Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Luna said.

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Officers conducted ``an extensive search'' for the gun, but did not locate it, according to the commander.

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