ELLIOT COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) – Kentucky State Police say a woman was hospitalized after accidentally being shot by her son in Elliot County.
According to police, the shooting occurred as the juvenile was dismounting a horse he had been riding. They say boy’s 22 caliber pistol fell out of his holster and discharged after hitting the ground.
We’re told Jereen Stamper, 39, was struck in the side after the gun discharged.
Police say she was taken to a hospital in West Virginia for treatment.
Sure, who doesn’t go horseback riding with a loaded pistol? And a juvenile, too. Brilliant.