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Man accidentally shoots self in face

A man who accidentally shot himself in the face Saturday morning at about 8:30 a.m. was flown to Reno by Care Flight.

The dispatch center received a 911 call from the man but was unable to understand him, Sheriff Ken Furlong said.

While his call was being handled, other dispatchers received calls of shots fired.

"He took his gun and started shooting to honk the horn," Furlong said.

The Carson City Sheriff's Office has an agreement with the Washoe Tribe to render aid. The undersheriff made the decision for deputies to accompany paramedics onto the tribal land to render aid …

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