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1 Injured After Gun Goes Off Inside DeSoto Walmart

DESOTO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - One person has been injured after a gun went off inside a Walmart in DeSoto late Tuesday afternoon, police said.

The incident happened at the store on Belt Line Road near Cockrell Hill Road just after 5 p.m.

Police said they believe the incident was an "accidental discharge" by a customer who had the weapon concealed when it was fired.

The victim was injured by shrapnel and was transported to a hospital with a non-life-threatening injury, according to police.

Police said the person who discharged the weapon was not licensed to carry a handgun.

Police said the person who had the weapon was not at the scene when police arrived. According to police, they were able to identify the person.

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