Near miss in accidental shooting in Minot apartment

April 9, 2018

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Charges are pending against a woman after a near-miss accidental shooting in a Minot apartment building.

Police say the 27-year-old woman was cleaning her gun about 1 a.m. Monday and pulled the trigger, firing a round through the floor and into the apartment below.

Authorities say the bullet struck a dresser near where a man was sitting. He wasn’t hurt.

The woman was arrested on a reckless endangerment charge. Formal charges were pending.

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