Man shot by gun dealer at Medina gun show


Associated Press

MEDINA

Police say an accidental shooting at a gun show here has left one man with injuries in his arm and leg.

The shooting happened Saturday afternoon. Medina police Chief Pat Berarducci said a gun dealer was checking out a semiautomatic handgun he had just bought when he accidentally pulled the trigger.

Investigators believe the round hit the floor and struck a man standing nearby in the leg and arm.

The police chief sais the man was taken by helicopter to a Cleveland hospital, about 30 miles north of here.. His condition wasn’t known today.

Police said the gun’s magazine was loaded and had been pulled from the firearm, but one round remained in the chamber.

The chief said the victim and dealer are longtime friends.

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