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Florida woman accidentally shot in face en route to shooting range

By David Ferguson
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 11:51 EDT
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A female passenger in an SUV was shot in the jaw Sunday when a gun inside the vehicle discharged accidentally. According to Miami’s Channel 10 News, the woman was part of a group of people on their way to a shooting range.

The Florida Highway Patrol said that the incident took place on the Dolphin Expressway near Northwest 12th Avenue in Miami. No charges were filed.

The injured passenger was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital. She is expected to recover.

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David Ferguson
David Ferguson
David Ferguson is an editor at Raw Story. He was previously writer and radio producer in Athens, Georgia, hosting two shows for Georgia Public Broadcasting and blogging at Firedoglake.com and elsewhere. He is currently working on a book.
 
 
 
 
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