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After shooting himself and receiving medical treatment, an Elmira man is arrested

After shooting himself, an Elmira man was arrested.

Police responded to a call to Southern Tier hospital on Wednesday for a man receiving treatment for a gunshot wound.

After interviewing him, Jason Kinkade, 39, admitted he had shot himself.


A search warrant was issued for his home on Walnut Street.

Kinkade has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment.

Additional charges are pending.



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