Man Hurt When Gun Fired

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A man apparently cleaning a rifle was hurt Tuesday morning when the gun discharged, according to state police.

It happened about 9 a.m. at a home on State Home Road near Williamsport.

Police said the man, who has not been identified, was shot in the chest. He was taken to a hospital in Williamsport.

Troopers are trying to determine of the shooting was an accident or if the man intentionally tried to shot himself.