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Accidental Shooting Investigation

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – A Central Point man is receiving treatment for a gunshot wound to the left hip. Police say the gun was fired accidentally at a business on Table Rock Road just north of Biddle Road.

The shooter, 24-year-old James Record was apparently showing his friend his new 40-caliber handgun when it discharged and hit 44-year-old Howard Jenk of Central Point.

The case has been handed over to the Jackson County District Attorney’s Office to determine whether any charges should be filed.