- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 10, 2016

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities say a 21-year-old man is dead after he accidentally shot himself at a north Philadelphia gun range.

The shooting occurred at The Gun Range around 7 p.m. Tuesday. Police say the man was cleaning a gun when it unexpectedly fired, hitting him in the chest.

The man was taken to a hospital, where he later died.

Authorities didn’t immediately identify the victim.

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