RIDGWAY, Pa. (AP) – State police say a Pennsylvania bear hunter apparently shot himself in the foot as he was preparing to leave his home.

Troopers from the Ridgway barracks say the 58-year-old man was moving a gun inside his vehicle as he prepared for the trip when it fired, hitting him in the foot.

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Police say they’re still investigating and didn’t immediately release the name of the man or his condition.

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The shooting happened just before 10 a.m. Saturday in Ridgway Township, Elk County.

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