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Ravenel man dies in gun cleaning accident at home

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RAVENEL, S.C. (AP) -- Charleston County deputies say a 64-year-old man shot himself while cleaning his guns in his Ravenel home.

Authorities say Robert Horning was found face down in his room on Monday with a gunshot to his forehead. He died a day later.

Investigators think Horning was cleaning 1 of his guns when it accidentally fired.

Deputies say another man in the home heard the gunshot and called 911.

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