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GREENWOOD COUNTY, SC (FOX Carolina) The Greenwood County Coroner says a 19-year-old man passed away after he accidentally shot himself on May 16. 

According to a press release, Malik A. Leach of Abbeville was in possession of a gun when it fired, striking the 19-year-old. 

Leach was reportedly transported to Self Regional Medical Center, where he unfortunately passed away around 10:16 p.m. 

His manner of death has been ruled accidental, and the cause of death is a self-inflicted gunshot wound. 

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mercenary76

got to wonder if that saved the lives of others since obviously this subject should not be in possession of a weapon anyway . seems like the 13% are always in the news doing drive by shootings and gang/drug executions or shootouts .

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