RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A woman was hit by gunfire when a man mishandled a gun Friday night in Raleigh, police said.
The incident was reported around 8:25 p.m. in the 600 block of Quarry Street, according to Raleigh police.
A man was “demonstrating how to clear a weapon and he demonstrated wrong,” the Raleigh police watch commander said.
The gun fired and a bullet went into a nearby woman’s shoulder and caused a lung to collapse, according to police.
The woman was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Police said charges are likely in the case. The area where the shooting happened is just east of southern downtown Raleigh.