Police: Boyfriend accidentally shoots Ohio woman


TWINSBURG, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio sheriff’s office says a man accidentally shot his girlfriend in
the head, leaving her with injuries that weren’t considered life-threatening.

The Northeast Ohio Media Group (http://bit.ly/1xtA1oi ) reports a relative drove the
20-year-old woman to a hospital after the shooting Sunday at her home near Twinsburg, roughly 15 miles
southeast of Cleveland.

Inspector Bill Holland of the Summit County sheriff’s office says the 20-year-old man accidentally pulled
the trigger while setting down the gun in the woman’s kitchen. Holland says the man thought the gun
wasn’t loaded.

Holland says a bullet hit the woman on one side of her head, went around the back and came out the other

He says criminal charges are possible as the shooting is investigated.

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