Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Teen shot when gun goes off in room above her

18-year-old Rachel Myers, of Avon, Indiana, was visiting friends and had gone into a downstairs bathroom to change her clothes. While she was in the bathroom two male teenagers were in a room above her handling a loaded 12-gauge shotgun.
The teens unintentionally discharged the gun and the round went through the floor and hit Rachel in the bathroom below. She was flown to a hospital in Indianapolis for treatment of injuries to her thighs. She is listed in stable condition.
The shooter was the 19-year-old son of the homeowner.
Police have ruled the incident an accident but are still investigating.

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