Deputies Investigate Possible Accidental Shooting


The Licking County Sheriff's Office is investigating an apparent accidental shooting in Etna Township Friday night.

Deputies said a man shot a woman inside a home in the 400 block of Ballman Road.

Deputies collected evidence and spoke with witnesses at the scene.

They said family members in the home said it was an accidental shooting. Deputies said a man pulled the trigger and a woman was shot.

She was taken to Grant Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives planned on speaking with the victim at the hospital to gather her side of the story.

No one was in custody Friday night.