Woman injured in gun mishap
A firearm mishap that resulted in injury in rural Monroe County is under investigation.
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department and Monroe County EMS responded about 4:15 p.m. Saturday to a property on Baum Road near Maeystown after a woman was accidentally shot through her thigh with a 9 millimeter handgun by a relative who was handling the weapon.
The woman was transported to an area hospital and has since been released.
Police are investigating the incident.