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Break-in victim accidentally shot herself, police say

GRAFTON — A Grafton woman who was wounded during a break-in at her house Tuesday appears to have accidentally shot herself, police said.

She told police that someone had been trying to enter her home, so she fired a round at the person. She then accidentally fired a second round, which went into her lower leg.

Police were called about 11:10 a.m. Tuesday.

The woman was taken to Unity Medical Center in Grafton for treatment. Her injury was not considered life threatening. She told police she does not believe the would-be burglar was armed.

Police said they have a person of interest but have not made any arrests. They did not identify the person or the victim.

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