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      Monroe man, 39, accidentally shoots man in head

      Authorities in southeastern Michigan say a 39-year-old man accidentally shot a 30-year-old man to death.

      The Monroe County sheriff's department says the accident happened about 5:45 p.m. Saturday at a home in Frenchtown Township, near Monroe.

      The department says in a statement that deputies answered a call and found 30-year-old Michael Rawlins in the kitchen with a gunshot wound in the head.

      It says a 39-year-old Monroe "was handling a firearm near the victim when the gun accidentally discharged."

      The release says that Rawlins died of his injuries at South Shore Hospital.

      The department says its investigation is continuing.