NAMPA, Idaho – A 45-year-old woman was seriously injured after what appears to be an accidental shooting in a Nampa neighborhood.
KIVI-TV reported Nampa police were called to the home at about 9:30 p.m. Friday.
Officials said an adult female was in her front yard near her vehicle when she was struck in the chest by a single gunshot.
The shot appeared to have come from a residence across the street. Police believe they’ve identified the shooter, a 63-year-old man.
Police said the shooting appears to be accidental – the result of unsafe firearms handling.
The bullet appears to have gone through the wall of a residence before striking the victim.
The injuries to the victim are serious and possibly life-threatening.
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