Mongo Area Resident Wounded When Gun Hits the Floor
Tuesday Jan 10, 2017 3:30pm
By: Tim Murray
The person who accidentally shot himself near Mongo last Thursday morning as wounded in the leg.
The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department issued a news release Monday saying the person was getting ready for work and knocked the firearm – a Colt 38 special derringer – from a counter onto the floor.
It struck with enough force to discharge one of the two rounds, which struck the person in the lower shin and exited the upper calf.
The news release did not name the person wounded in the accident.