Police: Grafton shooting victim accidentally shot self
The Grafton, N.D., woman who was wounded during a break-in at her house Tuesday appears to have accidentally shot herself, according to police.
She told police that someone had been trying to enter her home so she fired a round at the person. She then accidentally fired a second round, which went into her lower leg. Police were called to the scene about 11:10 a.m. Tuesday. The woman was taken to Unity Medical Center in Grafton for treatment. Her injury was considered not life threatening. She told police she does not believe the would-be burglar was armed. Police said they have a person of interest but have not made any arrests. They did not identify the person or the victim. Police ask those with information about the incident to call them at (701) 352-1411.