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UPDATE: Man shot in the leg dies from injuries

Updated: Friday, October 11 2013, 06:20 PM CDT
Reported by: Brandie Meng
Contributor: Rachel Snody

Lower Swatara Township Police tell CBS 21 News that a man shot in the leg last night has died from his injuries.

Chief Brandt with the Lower Swatara Township Police tell us the police incident started out when an off duty Middletown officer saw a car crash into a pole.

Police say the driver was under the influence but was not injured. The driver was taken to the hospital for a blood test.

While officers were at the scene, another driver pulled up and told officers that his friend shot himself in the leg.

Police tell us the man, 28-year-old Terrance Slade, Jr., of Steelton, was pronounced dead at Hershey Medical Center. The Slade was shot in the upper leg, police say he may have hit an artery. Dauphin County Coroner Graham Hetrick has ruled the death accidental.

The shooting happened in Highspire Borough.

Police tell us the accident and shooting are not related. UPDATE: Man shot in the leg dies from injuries

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