Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Man cleaning gun accidentally shot self in hand and woman in both legs

An Indiana man was cleaning his handgun when he accidentally shot himself and another woman in their Elkhart home just before 6pm on Sunday.

Police said 37-year-old Phillip Vincze thought the bullets were cleared from the gun when he pulled the trigger.

Captain James Bradberry with the Elkhart Sheriff's Department said the bullet went through Vincze's hand before it pierced Jeanette Collins in both her legs.

The victims were taken to Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

With news video.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Good freakin' grief. It DOESN'T MATTER if the gun is empty. You don't pull the DAMN TRIGGER without pointing the gun in a safe direction.

Even a total idiot knows that.