A woman who accidentally shot her husband Friday in Monaghan Township will not be charged, police said.

Carroll Township Police received a call about 5:45 p.m. Friday for an accidental shooting in the 100 block of North York Road, according to a post on the department's Facebook page. The woman was examining a .22 caliber handgun when it fired, striking her husband in the side of his chest, police said.

The handgun was one of several firearms that the husband had removed from the couple's attic. The woman did not know the gun was loaded.

The husband was treated for a superficial bullet wound at Pinnacle Health Harrisburg Hospital, police said.


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