Death investigation underway in Henderson County

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Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of a Henderson County man.

The incident happened around 10:15 a.m. to the 2200 block of Holloway Lane in Henderson County.

KSP says Paul Sutton, 76, called 911 saying he accidentally shot himself in the abdomen.

Sutton was taken to Methodist Hospital in Henderson, then transferred to St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, where he died from his injury.

Troopers believe Sutton accidentally shot himself while unloading a pistol.

This is an ongoing investigation, but foul play is not suspected.

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(This story was originally published on January 3, 2019)

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