Woman Says She Accidentally Shot Boyfriend While Trying To Move Out

Police were questioning a Texas woman who said she accidentally shot her boyfriend Wednesday while moving out after an argument, Houston TV station KHOU reported.

Houston Police officers arrived around 10 p.m. Wednesday night at the woman’s home and found a man dead of a gunshot wound to the chest, according to KHOU. The man’s girlfriend told police that she and her boyfriend had gotten into an argument earlier in the day and a shotgun went off when she was moving boxes, shooting the man.

No charges had been filed as of Thursday.

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