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Accidental shooting in Herriman injures 2

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HERRIMAN — A husband and wife were injured Thursday after losing control of a gun while placing it into a new safe.

The bullet discharged, went through the man's hand and into the woman's arm, according to Unified Police Lt. Justin Hoyal.

The man, 44, sustained minor injuries, while the woman, 43, was in fair condition, police said.

The accident occurred at approximately 9 p.m.

Cassidy Hansen is currently studying both Political Science and Communications at Brigham Young University, while working as an intern at the Deseret News. Contact her at

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