Man Accidentally Shoots At Floor, Injures 2 Women Praying In Unit Below

Two Columbus, Ohio women suffered non-life threatening injuries on Thursday after a man accidentally discharged a shotgun at his apartment floor above them, WBNS-10TV reported.

The buck shot from the firearm penetrated the ceiling, striking the two women while they were attending a prayer service. One woman suffered injuries to her left check, right arm and right leg. The second woman was wounded in her right leg.

Police charged Terry Thacker, 59, with negligent assault.

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