Police: Woman shot accidentally in Manor
A 21-year-old Butler woman was shot in her leg just before midnight Monday at a Manor Township, Armstrong County residence.
State police say the incident happened in the 200 block of Prospect Street when a man with whom the woman was staying apparently was cleaning a handgun.
Police said the handgun fired accidentally and the bullet hit the woman in her right thigh. The man allegedly was pulling the magazine from the semi-automatic gun when it fired.
The woman was flown to UPMC Presbyterian hospital. It's unclear if she was still being treated there Tuesday afternoon.
State police are investigating the circumstances.
Chuck Biedka is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 724-226-4711 or email@example.com.
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