Gunshot wounds woman inside Indiana Wal-Mart store

Gunshot wounds woman inside Indiana Wal-Mart store

Gunshot wounds woman inside Indiana Wal-Mart store

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on May 27, 2014 at 4:45 PM

Updated Wednesday, May 28 at 11:12 AM

   COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) -- Police say a gunshot wounded a woman inside a central Indiana Wal-Mart store after a man's handgun fell from his pants and fired.
 
   Columbus police Lt. Matt Myers says the 26-year-old woman was treated for an upper arm wound by medics at the store but declined to go to a hospital.
 
   Myers tells The Republic that city Police Chief Jon Rohde was inside the Wal-Mart store Saturday evening when he heard the gunshot and called for assistance.
 
   Myers says a 56-year-old man told officers that his handgun was in a holster when it fell from his waistband. One bullet hit the woman who was pushing a shopping cart with her newborn son inside.
 
   Myers says officers confirmed the man had a handgun permit and he wasn't arrested.
 

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