Man Accidentally Shoots Neighbor Through Apartment Ceiling

A West Bend, Wis. man accidentally shot his upstairs neighbor on Wednesday through the apartment ceiling, WTMJ reported.

Police said the man was handling a rifle on the first floor of the building when it discharged towards the ceiling, wounding the other man in the stomach. He was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The man who shot the rifle was arrested.

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