A 22-year-old Kalispell, Montana man was cleaning his rifle in his apartment around 2 a.m. when the gun discharged and the shot went through the wall into the apartment next door. The 28-year-old woman who lives there was awakened by a burning sensation in her leg and discovered she had been shot. She was taken to the local hospital where she was treated and released.
Hours after the shooting the man called police to report the incident. He was taken into custody but later released. No charges have been filed.