Authorities on scene of accidental shooting near Tyler

Authorities on scene of accidental shooting near Tyler
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POSTED: Friday, August 16, 2013 - 2:14pm

UPDATED: Friday, August 16, 2013 - 2:27pm

Authorities are on scene of a reported shooting in Smith County.

It happened on Wayne St., just north east of Tyler, around 2:30 p.m. on Friday.

Smith County authorities tell KETK, a woman discharged a firearm inside her home, hitting herself in the shoulder.

The woman was taken by ambulance to a local hospital. The severity of her injuries are not known.

The circumstances surrounding the gun's accidental discharge are unclear at this time.

KETK will update this story as the information is released.

 

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