Vendor accidentally shoots woman in leg while demonstrating weapon at gun show

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COLUMBIA COUNTY, Pa. — A vendor accidentally shot a woman in the leg while demonstrating a gun at a Pennsylvania gun show on Saturday, according to multiple media reports.

Geoffrey Hawk, 44, told police he thought the gun was unloaded when he demonstrated a concealed-carry wallet holster to Krista Gearhart, 25, of Orangeville.

Gearhart was treated and released for a thigh wound.

The Columbia County district attorney’s office will determine whether Hawk will face criminal charges. He told police he had done a similar demonstration 20 times without incident.

Read more: ABC News / Associated Press

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