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2 to face charges after wife shot with gun in bra

Published: Thu, August 7, 2014 @ 1:25 p.m.

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police plan to charge a married couple after the woman was accidentally shot in the arm when her husband reached for her cellphone — which the woman carried in her bra along with the gun — during an argument on the street.

The Associated Press is not naming the Carnegie couple because police had yet to file charges today. The incident occurred about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

That’s when police say the 35-year-old husband reached for the cellphone, accidentally hitting the gun in the process. The gun fired, wounding the woman in the arm. She ran to nearby Allegheny General Hospital for treatment.

Police intend to charge the man with aggravated assault under Pennsylvania’s domestic violence laws. The woman will be charged with carrying an unlicensed firearm.


1billdog1(3805 comments)posted 1 year, 2 months ago

Wow, could of turned out much a much more dire situation. If you going to carry a gun, put it somewhere better secured.

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2jgm820(128 comments)posted 1 year, 2 months ago

I'm sorry, I couldn't stop laughing past this sentence "then her husband reached for her cellphone — which the woman carried in her bra along with the gun"

How big of a bra is she wearing exactly, and did anyone look for Jimmy Hoffa in there too?

I feel like I spend half of my day shaking my head over stories about stupid people. Thanks for the laugh!

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3handymandave(564 comments)posted 1 year, 2 months ago

where else would one carry a 38 special? Right between the 38 specials.

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4NBees(53 comments)posted 1 year, 2 months ago

NEW INVENTION: the holster support bra with extra pockets for change, spare bullets, and cell phone, Upgrade to the deluxe model to turn your bosom into a WIFI hot spot and battery operated charging station. Sorry, tissues not included.

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