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Man accidentally shoots gun into neighboring apartment

Oct. 17, 2011

A Brookfield man accidentally fired a shotgun into a neighboring apartment unit while attempting to unload it, according to a city of Brookfield police report.

Also from the report:

The man called the police to report that he had misfired a round of buckshot into the wall of an apartment in the 18000 block of Lake Drive just before 10 a.m. Oct. 14, because he was unsure if anybody next door had been injured.

Paramedics were put on standby while officers called a maintenance man to unlock the apartment.

The apartment was found to be empty and nobody was injured.

The incident was ruled accidental.

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