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Va. deputy hit by friendly fire

By Matthew Roy
The Virginian-Pilot

NORFOLK, Va. — A sheriff's deputy shot another deputy in the leg Monday morning as the two checked a house that was about to be boarded up, police said.

Police said the shooting appeared accidental, but said the incident was still being investigated. Sheriff Bill Watson said Monday afternoon that the deputy was doing fine. He was still being treated at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, he said.

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