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Man Accidentally Shoots Himself During Burglary Attempt: Fort Worth Police

Fort Worth police arrest three men suspected of trying to burglarize home

Police said a man accidentally shot himself in the leg during an attempted burglary at a Fort Worth home Friday morning.

Fort Worth police said three men broke into a pickup truck in a driveway in the 5300 block of Westhaven Drive at about 2:30 a.m.

The homeowner came outside and startled the men, who ran from the scene, according to police. One of the men was armed with a handgun that discharged a round into his thigh.

Police said they caught the three men shortly after. Officers applied a tourniquet to the wounded man, who was transported to a hospital in stable condition.

No further details have been released.

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