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Man in stable condition after shooting himself in the chest in Effingham Monday


EFFINGHAM – A 24-year-old man was seriously injured after suffering a "self-inflicted gunshot" Monday evening.


Carroll County Sheriff's Department deputies, Ossipee police officers, Effingham rescue and emergency personnel, responded about 9 p.m. to  a residence at 91 Elm St.  after a caller reported the shooting.


According to a release from the Carroll County Sheriff's Office, the man was shot in the chest.   Ossipee Valley Ambulance transported the unidentified man to Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro where he remains in "stable but serious condition," according to the release.


Members of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, which is based in Ossipee, continue to investigate the matter.


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