Man taken into Custody for Self-Inflicted Accidental Shooting in Cherry Township

By KBJR News 1

October 22, 2012 Updated Oct 22, 2012 at 3:55 PM CDT

Hibbing, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) -- A man has been taken into custody and faces charges after police say he accidentally shot himself in the hand.

On October 21 at 9:05 p.m., the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office responded to a call of a shooting that happened in the 4400 block of Tweeten Road in Cherry Township.

Police say 46-year-old James Frank Kriznar shot himself in the hand with a handgun and was transported to a hospital for treatment.

Kriznar was taken into custody on October 22 for expected formal charges of Felon in Possession of a firearm.

The incident was investigated by the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office and was determined to be a self-inflicted accidental shooting.

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