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Lexington man critical after Richmond shooting

A Lexington man is in critical condition Monday at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital after he was accidentally shot in the face Saturday night, Kentucky State Police said.

Matthew C. Richie, 26, and another unidentified man were twirling loaded handguns "cowboy style" when one weapon accidentally shot Richie, said Trooper Chris Lanham of the Richmond post.

The incident was reported at 9:38 p.m. Saturday in the 400 block of Waco Loop Road in Richmond, Lanham said.

Lanham said the incident is under investigation as an accidental shooting.

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