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Border Patrol officer hospitalized after accidental shooting

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SAN YSIDRO (CNS) - A U.S. Border Patrol officer was hospitalized after he accidentally shot himself in a hand while cleaning his gun, it was reported Thursday.

The unidentified person was taken from a San Ysidro home to UC San Diego Medical Center shortly after 7 p.m. Wednesday, according to a San Diego Fire-Rescue Department dispatcher.

Five children were in the San Ysidro home when the accident happened, according to U-T San Diego.

Border Patrol officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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