Wife shot accidentally

— A man accidentally shot his wife during target practice Sunday.

The man removed the magazine from the handgun they were shooting, Yakima Sheriff’s Sgt. Bill Splawn said.

He thought the weapon was unloaded, but there was still one round in the chamber. His wife was accidentally shot in the left leg as he handed it to her, Splawn said.

“The wound was fairly minor in nature, and she is expected to fully recover,” Splawn said.

No drugs or alcohol were involved, and no charges will be filed.


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