A man and woman were inside a Sam's Club store in Glendora, California, when they passed a bag between each other that contained a loaded handgun. The bag was dropped, causing the gun to discharge and wound the man in the arm.
From an article:
Robert Duncan, 48, and Helen Duncan were booked on suspicion of negligently discharging a firearm, Glendora police Sgt. Michael Henderson said. There city of residence was not immediately available.
The incident took place shortly before 1:30 p.m. just inside the entrance of the store, 1501 S. Lone Hill Ave., he said.
The man and woman were passing a bag between them which contained the gun, Henderson said. They dropped the bag, causing the gun inside to fire.
Henderson said Robert Duncan was struck in the forearm by the bullet. No one else was injured.
Officers found the man and women at San Dimas Community Hospital. He was treated for his injury and released from the hospital the same day.
In addition to negligently discharging a gun, the husband was also expected to face a charge of illegal weapon possession, Henderson said.
Helen Marie Duncan, 50, was allegedly carrying a handgun inside her fanny pack when she dropped the pack and the gun discharged.
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