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Woman shot in head at Mt. Leonard home Sunday

Monday, November 26, 2012

A woman suffered a gunshot wound in the forehead Sunday morning, Nov. 25, at a Mt. Leonard residence, according to a Saline County Sheriff's Department report.

The wound was apparently self-inflicted and accidental, according to statements made by several occupants of the home at the time of the incident, deputies said.

The 30-year-old woman was taken by Life Flight air ambulance to an area hospital for treatment.

She told the deputy she was putting the rifle into a closet when it fired.

The investigation continues, according to the report.

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