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Man practicing at gun range unintentionally shoots and kills himself

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61-year-old Patrick Richards of Hughesville, Maryland was at the St. Charles Sportman's Club indoor shooting range in Waldorf, Maryland practicing with his shooting when he unintentionally discharged his gun.
Richards was shot once in the head. He died at the scene.
Police said there were no signs of foul play and the incident is being investigated as an accident.