Man Accidentally Shoots Himself In the Hand, Fatally Shoots Woman Across The Street
Police said a Georgia man “accidentally” fired a gun which sent a bullet through his hand, then the bullet traveled across the street, striking a woman in the side. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.
53-year-old Glenn Patrick Lampien has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after accidentally shooting a stranger dead.
According to police, officers were dispatched to a shots fired call in a home in the city of Helen on Saturday.
When police arrived, they found Lampien sitting on a bench with a small caliber handgun and a gunshot wound to the hand.
After further investigation officers determined that Lampien had accidentally fired the gun, shooting himself in the hand, according to WSBTV.
The bullet then made its way across the street, striking a woman in the side, which killed her.
The woman’s identity has not been released, but police said she is a Texas resident.
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