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Accidental shooting in Waterloo injures woman

Accidental shooting in Waterloo injures woman

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WATERLOO – A Waterloo woman was taken to the hospital following an accidental shooting Thursday night.

Paramedics and police were called to 701 Webster St. around 10:15 p.m. Thursday and found a woman with a single gunshot wound to the torso. She was taken to UnityPoint-Allen Hospital where she underwent surgery.

Police said the injury doesn’t appear to be life threatening.

Officers said a man at the house was handling a handgun when the weapon accidentally discharged.


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