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Man shot accidentally at Salt Lake City shooting range

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SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4) – Crews are responding to an accidental shooting near a local shooting range, Sunday.

According to officials, on March 28 around 10:51 a.m., Salt Lake Police officers were dispatched to the Lee Kay Public Shooting Range for reports of a person accidentally shooting themself.

The Salt Lake City Police Department says the individual was shot in the foot by accident.

Officers say the man’s age range is 30-40s.

They confirm that the man’s injuries are non-life threatening.

ABC4 will update as more develops.

According to the Division of Natural Resources, Lee Kay Shooting Range is a full-service public range, that has seven outdoor ranges that are open year-round.

DNR also says that Lee Kay also features dog training grounds, shooting clinics, and Hunter Education classes.

Due to COVID-19, the shooting range has been operating differently.

“During open hours, the ranges will operate at a limited capacity to comply with social distancing guidelines,” they write. “Visitors to the Lee Kay are strongly encouraged to practice good hygiene (e.g., wash their hands, etc.) and wear a face mask.”

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