Lawmaker Says She Accidentally Fired Gun In Office

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 1/08 2:41 pm
A Kentucky lawmaker says she accidentally fired her gun in her office in the Capitol Annex.

Democratic Rep. Leslie Combs of Pikeville said Wednesday that no one was hurt or in harm's way when the gun went off Tuesday - the opening day of the legislative session.

Combs said in a statement that the incident was investigated by the state police's legislative detail.

She says state police found no evidence to indicate any portion of the round went outside her office.

Combs says she obtained her concealed-carry permit several years ago.


Share
Most Popular
Man reported missing in Ky. found dead in Tenn.
A man reported missing from western Kentucky has been found dead in northern Tennessee.
Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Arrest In Wolfe County
A traffic stop in Wolf county led to the arrest of a 66-year-old man who troopers said had four pounds of marijuana in his car.
'Pay What You Can' Restaurant; First of Its Kind In Kentucky
Looks like a new restaurant is coming to Danville. And everybody will be able to eat there, regardless of what's in their pocketbooks. It's called, Grace Cafe; a 'pay what you can' restaurant, and it will be the first of its kind in Kentucky. Video Video
Lexington Police Searching For Suspects In Drive-By Shooting
Lexington police say they're looking for a dark passenger car and the two men police believe fired two gunshots at a car around ten this morning.
Gas Line Explosion Injures 2; Closes Highway
An explosion east of Louisville Wednesday afternoon injured at least two people and closed down U.S. 42.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
   

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.