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Police say shooting accidental


Dispatch Staff Report



A shooting reported to the Columbus Police Department Tuesday has been ruled accidental. 


An 18-year-old female resident at 602 Ave. B in Columbus was removing a pot holder from a kitchen drawer when a .22 caliber pistol fell from the drawer and discharged, striking the female in the leg. 


The victim was treated and released from Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle for minor injuries. 


The CPD concluded its investigation into the incident this morning.




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Article Comment NRA commented at 10/23/2009 5:24:00 PM:

Oops! I guess there wasn't a trigger lock on that pistol. I hope there isn't young children in that residence. I recommend moving the pistol to a better location.


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