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Burress indicted on 3 weapons counts

Updated: August 4, 2009, 11:54 AM ET
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NEW YORK -- Former New York Giants star Plaxico Burress was indicted by a grand jury on weapons charges after accidentally shooting himself in the thigh at a Manhattan nightclub and faces a minimum prison sentence of 3 years if convicted, prosecutors announced Monday.

The indictment charged the 31-year-old Burress with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon and one count of reckless endangerment, Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau said.

"The grand jury applied the ...

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