The White County Sheriffs Office reports that on August 22nd at 9:30 Wednesday night forty-four year old Allen Lee King was attempting to remove a rifle from a wall mounted gun rack when the rifle discharged sending a round through the wall towards the kitchen where thirty-two year old James Mitchell and thirty year old Jacob Morris were seated.
The round traveled into Morriss shoulder exited his neck and hit Mitchell in the chest. Both men were placed in an ambulance and moved to White County Medical Center for treatment. Their injuries were determined to be non-fatal and they are both expected to recover fully.
Site of the Accident
The White County Sheriffs Office states that the case is still on going for an investigation in to possible negligence in the handling of the gun by Allen and for a final confirmation as to why the round discharged. As of this article no charges have been filed in the case.
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