Police: Woman accidentally shot at Walmart

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) – A woman was accidentally shot in the arm at a Columbus Walmart, according to 24-Hour News 8’s partners The Republic.

Police said a man’s 22-caliber handgun fell from his waistband while he was shopping and discharged.

Columbus Police Chief Jon Rohde was inside the Walmart, located at 2025 Merchants Mile, when he heard the gunshot. Rohde immediately called for help.

The woman was shot in the arm and suffered a minor injury, according to police.

Police said the man has a permit for the gun and it was in a holster when it fell.

 

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