Police say that on Tuesday, a man from Springboro accidentally shot himself and another woman in the parking lot of a Lebanon Walmart. He is now facing a number of charges.
A police department spokeswoman said that around 1 p.m., police were sent to 1530 Walmart Drive because someone had shot someone in the parking lot.
A spokesperson said that when police arrived, they found a 22-year-old guy and a 19-year-old woman in the car. Both of them seemed to have been shot. Both were treated by the Lebanon Division of Fire-EMS at the scene and then taken to Atrium Medical Center for more care. Since then, they have been set free.
The 22-year-old man, Daniel C. Wright, was caught by Lebanon police around 7 p.m., a spokesperson said, and taken to the Warren County Jail. He is being charged with an attack by accident and not knowing how to handle guns in a car.
A spokesperson said that so far, the probe shows that Wright fired a single gunshot while in the car, hitting himself in the arm. The bullet hit the woman in the neck. It went through Wright’s arm.
No more information has been given out.
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