Paris man shots self in groin

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PARIS, TEXAS -- A Paris man was airlifted to a Dallas hospital after an accidental shooting Monday.

The Paris Police Department responded to a call early Monday morning at the 2600 block of Briarwood.

The 49- year- old male told police a pistol that was being carried in a vest holster went off and the bullet struck the victim in the groin area.

Authorities say the man is in stable condition.