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Essex County

File photo of members of a K-9 squat.  (credit: ADEK BERRY/AFP/Getty Images)

Mass. Police Dog Digging In Snowbank Fires Gun

Police say a dog searching for a gun in a snowbank accidentally pulled the trigger with its paw, firing the weapon.