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One injured in accidental Raleigh shooting

Posted July 17, 2011

— A person was shot at a north Raleigh apartment community Sunday evening, police said. 

Officers were dispatched to 4210 Lynn Point Lane, unit K, shortly before 6 p.m. for a shots-fired call. They said three people got into an argument about money and began fighting over a firearm.

The gun went off accidentally. The victim was taken to WakeMed Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

No charges were expected, police said.


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  • Raditude Jul 18, 2011

    Accident or not, this area around Lake Lynn is scary.

  • wdprice3 Jul 18, 2011

    This was no accident. Negligent maybe, but not an accident.

  • saturn5 Jul 18, 2011

    Crime always goes up when the economy is poor.

  • RomneyRyan2012 Jul 18, 2011

    What's with all the shootings lately? I feel like I should start wearing a bullet proof vest.

  • ABM Jul 18, 2011

    99% of all shootings are accidental, after the smoke clears.

  • venitapeyton Jul 18, 2011

    The gun accidentally had bullets in it.

  • Titus Pullo Jul 18, 2011

    Never underestimate the poor judgement of people.