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Security Guard Accidentally Shoots Himself At Metropolitan Museum Of Art

(credit: CBS 2)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Emergency Medical Services workers rushed to the Metropolitan Museum of Art Friday afternoon after a shot rang out.

The incident took place at around 3 p.m.

EMS tells CBS 2 that a man who works as a security guard accidentally shot himself in the leg.

The victim is in his 50s.

The injury is not considered life-threatening. The man was taken to New York Hospital.