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Woman who accidentally shot someone at UMMC could face charges

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Officials with University of Mississippi Medical Center have confirmed a woman accidentally dropped her purse, causing a gun to go off, striking someone inside a medical center.

According to UMMC PD Chief the woman could face assault and negligence charges. 

We're told she was on the fourth floor of the Lakeland Family Medicine Center on Lakeland Drive at 11 a.m. When she dropped her purse, a 22 caliber handgun inside fired a shot and hit a person nearby.

UMMC believes that the person who was struck was a patient at the clinic. The victim was hit in the leg and transported to UMMC.

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