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Grand Traverse County Man Charged For Shooting Girlfriend in the Leg

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A man charged for shooting his girlfriend in the leg, in Grand Traverse county, calls it an accident.

Court records show Andre Martin was at home with his girlfriend when the couple were talking about using guns in self-defense, and that he was showing her how to protect herself.

That's when the gun fired.

Martin's girlfriend told police the gun was not pointed at her, but at the ground.

Court records show Martin did not remember pulling the trigger.