Woman claims she accidentally shot herself with stolen gun

Posted by JASON BARTOLONE on May 31, 2014 

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— Bradenton police are investigating after a woman claims she accidentally shot herself with a stolen gun.

The woman entered the emergency room at Manatee Memorial Hospital around 5:27 a.m. Saturday with a gunshot wound to her left thigh, according to a police report.

The woman admitted to shooting herself accidentally while driving, the report states. Officers found a firearm inside her car that they later learned had been stolen.

No further information was immediately made available. The investigation continues.

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