Man planning to shoot gun at midnight accidentally shot himself in stomach

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A man in Kansas City, Kansas planning to shoot his gun at midnight accidentally shot himself in the stomach as he sat the gun down, police said.

The incident happened at a house near South 57th Terrace and Miami Avenue as he sat his gun down on the couch.

The man is expected to recover from his injuries.

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