Woman Killed, Man Injured After Gun Discharge

DETROIT (WWJ) – A woman is killed in a gun accident on Detroit’s west side.

The incident unfolded, Thursday afternoon, in a home on Muirland, near McNichols and Livernois. Detroit Police say a 24-year-old man somehow shot himself in the hand. The bullet went through the hand, and then fatally struck a 20-year-old female.

The man was listed in temporary-serious condition at an area hospital and is now under police custody. Investigators say, at this point, they believe the tragedy was an accident.

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