Wedding guests: deputy accidentally shot gun in church

Deputy's gun goes off in church
CARLISLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Kentucky sheriff’s deputy is on administrative leave after guests say his gun discharged at a wedding.

Witnesses say the gun fell out of the deputy’s jacket, and went off when it hit the ground.  According to guests, the bullet hit the deputy’s own mother.

According to the Sheriff Jon Hayden, the deputy is on administrative leave until an investigation is completed.

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The deputy’s mother is reportedly recovering from the injury, and may be in the hospital for a week.