Brookhaven woman accidentally shoots self

Published 9:32 am Friday, April 8, 2022

A Brookhaven woman accidentally shot herself in the foot Thursday night, according to a report filed with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.

Chief Deputy Johnny Hall said a woman, approximately 25 years old, said she attempted to retrieve her gun from under her car seat just after 9 p.m. when the weapon accidentally discharged. She received a wound to her ankle.

The victim was treated at King’s Daughters Medical Center, then transferred to University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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