Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

Woman Injured in Accidental Shooting

accidental shooting 300 copyOWENSBORO, Ky. (2/17/14) – An Owensboro woman was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries Sunday after her husband accidentally shot her while cleaning a .40 caliber pistol, according to the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities said Joshua Blanford called 911 when the gun he was cleaning discharged and struck his wife, Terra, in the leg.

Following interviews with the couple, authorities said the incident was determined to be an accident.

The incident occurred in the 7000 block of Ky. Hwy. 815.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Daviess County Sheriff’s Office

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

One Hospitalized, Another Jailed After Four-Car Collision

HENDERSON, Ky. (9/21/14) ― A multiple-vehicle accident occurred at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 on the southbound bridge… Read More

Paradise NRA Banquet Promises Food, Fun, Prizes

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (9/19/14) The Second Annual Banquet and Auction for the Paradise Friends of the NRA will be held on… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

September 19, 2014 4408

Madisonville Man Among Three Arrested for…

in Top Stories by Muhlenberg Sheriff Curtis McGehee
September 17, 2014 3359

Wanted Man Leads Troopers on Chase…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
September 20, 2014 3162

Large Cache of Drugs, Cash, Gun Seized;…

in Top Stories by MCSO PIO Alex Piper
September 18, 2014 2909

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

in News by Karen McKnight
September 19, 2014 2729

Five Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision at…

in Top Stories by MPD Officer Russell Nichols

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

September 17, 2014 3359

Wanted Man Leads Troopers on Chase…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
September 19, 2014 2729

Five Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision at…

in Top Stories by MPD Officer Russell Nichols
September 18, 2014 1855

Manitou Man Charged with DUI

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 18, 2014 1769

Vehicle Strikes CSX Train Cars at Crossing

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
September 19, 2014 1443

My Kentucky Roads - Twin Maples Farm in…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

September 20, 2014 973

Man Charged with Theft After KSP…

in Top Stories by Alexis McGee
September 19, 2014 845

STREET CLOSINGS FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

in Top Stories by Abby Shelton
September 19, 2014 802

Police Searching for Hit-And-Run Driver

in Top Stories by Jennifer Smith, DCSO
September 18, 2014 652

Owensboro's Nathan Morris Has Worldwide…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
September 18, 2014 478

9-1-1 Phone Lines

in Top Stories by Michael Hathaway

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

September 20, 2014 3162

Large Cache of Drugs, Cash, Gun Seized;…

in Top Stories by MCSO PIO Alex Piper
September 20, 2014 1444

Paradise NRA Banquet Promises Food, Fun,…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06