Woman accidentally shot near Adams Lake
Taylor Rae - Assistant Editor
(ADAM PROSKIW / iNFOnews.ca)
October 26, 2017 - 10:50 AM
CHASE - Police arrested a 58-year-old man after a woman was accidentally shot in the Adams Lake area last week.
Chase RCMP were called to a report of a woman with a gunshot wound on Monday, Oct. 16, according to a media release.
Police say a man walking with a .22 calibre rifle stumbled, and as he fell, the rifle fired hitting a woman in the shoulder.
A 58-year-old man was arrested and later released on a promise to appear in court.
He is facing charges of possessing a firearm without a licence and careless use of a firearm.
RCMP have not released the man's identity or provided any information about the shooting victim's current condition.
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