Woman shot after sitting on gun early Monday in Bloomington

A woman was accidentally shot in the leg early Monday morning when she sat on a handgun, according to Bloomington Police Department Sergeant Cody Forston.

Officers responded to a residence in the 100 block of North Crescent in response to an accidental shooting. Officers rendered aid to a 19-year-old injured woman until Emergency Services workers could arrive. The woman was taken to the IU Health Bloomington hospital

Someone in the residence placed a loaded handgun on a sofa at the residence, then a woman sat on the gun, which then discharged a round into her leg.

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