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      Fresno Man Accidentally Shoots Himself, Found Hiding in a Bush

      Fresno police say a man accidentally shot himself.

      He's in jail now.

      Police say he tried to shoot another man at a gas station parking lot at Shaw and Brawley.

      It happened just before 1:00 a.m. Friday morning.

      A witness told police that as he pulled the gun, the man he was trying to shoot, stopped him.

      The gun went off.

      Police say Henry Bess then ran from the scene.

      They later found him groaning in the bushes.

      Turns out, he shot himself.

      He was taken to the hospital.

      He's expected to be okay.

      Police say he'll finish recovering in jail.

      Bess will be charged with attempted murder and parole violation.

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