Minnesota Man Shoots Himself and the Exiting Bullet Hits Nearby Woman
This is such a sad and tragic story for all those involved in the town of Wyoming, MN after a man shoots himself and the exciting stray bullet hits a nearby woman.
The incident happened on September 1st around 6 PM when officers from the Wyoming Police Department were called to check out a report of a person with a gunshot wound, when they arrived they found two people had been shot, one a male with a life-threatening gunshot wound, the other a female with a less serious wound.
Both the male and female were airlifted to Regions Hospital, both were treated but the male ended up passing away from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the female that was also in the house with the man and shot has been released from the hospital. Police determined that she was "unintentionally struck by the same gunshot.'
The Wyoming Police Department says that after an investigation, "There is no indication that anyone else was involved in this incident and there are no charges pending." No additional information will be released right now about this incident out of respect for the families affected by this terrible tragedy. Wyoming is just north of the Twin Cities, you pass through it on I35, it has a population of just under 8,000 people.
This is a great time to remind everyone of the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, anytime, anywhere nationwide, just dial 988 and you'll be connected to "local crisis centers that provide free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week"