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Update on pair of shootings Tuesday

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Jul 11, 2014 at 3:22 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) -- In one of the two shootings in St. Cloud Tuesday night, St. Cloud Police announced Friday, one victim actually accidently shot himself.

21 year old Dimitri Accardo was shot in the left leg in the 1300 block of 12th Avenue North about 5:15pm.

When police arrived Accardo told investigators he was the victim of a drive-by shooting. Further investigation of the bullet trajectory and damage to the inside pocket of the Accardo pants, police concluded the man's weapon discharged itself.

Accardo however is mainting his initial statement to police.

To ad insult to injury, because of a 2012 arrest for a felony, and the eventual misdemenor conviction, Accardo is prohibited from possessing any firearm. Tuesday's incident could result in him being charged with illegally possession of a weapon.

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