Georgia Man Charged After Stray Bullet Kills Texas Woman

The Glock G42, .380 caliber Auto hand gun sits on display at the Glock display booth during the Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
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Police said a Georgia man was charged with involuntary manslaughter after he accidentally fired his gun Saturday, shooting himself in the hand and killing a woman walking by him with the stray bullet.

Officers were responding to a shots fired call in Helen, Ga. when they found Glenn Patrick Lampien, 53, sitting on a bench with a gunshot wound to the hand, according to Atlanta TV station WSB.

Police said the bullet had traveled across the street and struck a woman in the side. The woman, who police said was a Texas resident, was found dead at the scene.

This post has been updated.

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