Two injured in accidental shooting

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Two people were injured when a gun accidentally discharged inside a Norfolk home Saturday afternoon.

Police responded to the 8200 block of Fernwood Drive around 1:46 p.m. after receiving reports of an accidental shooting.

Karen Parker-Chesson with the Norfolk Police Department said a man inside a residence was unloading his gun when the weapon discharged through his hand, and then hit another person who was sitting in front of him.

Medics transported two male victims to the hospital for treatment of injuries that were described as not life-threatening.

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