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Authorities investigate accidental gunshot that went through apartment complex

The gun shot was reported Thursday evening at the apartment complex at 411 South Franklin Street in Kirksville. (Angela Luna/KTVO)

Police are investigating after a gunshot accidentally went through an apartment complex.

A man living in the apartments in the 400 block of Franklin Street called 911 to report that he heard and saw a gunshot go through his apartment.

It happened around 8 p.m. Thursday.

When police arrived on the scene, the man who shot the gun told them it was an accident and that the gun went off when he was cleaning it.

No one was hurt.

It took officers about 15 minutes to find the bullet.

It had traveled through the building and landed outside.

Police have not charged the gun owner.

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