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Garfield Man Who Accidentally Shot Self Charged With Pot Possession

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GARFIELD, N.J. -- A 60-year-old Garfield man who accidentally shot himself in the leg late Thursday afternoon was charged with pot and paraphernalia possession, police said Friday.

Responding police officers and detectives began rendering aid to the MacArthur Avenue man, who sustained a non-critical wound in the incident in his home just after 5 p.m., Police Chief Raymond Kovach told Daily Voice.

He was later taken to an area hospital.

"It was determined as a result of the investigation that the discharge was accidental," Capt. Darren Sucorowski said Friday.

The investigation was continuing, he said.

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