Woman taken to hospital after accidental shooting in Murray Hill, police say

JSO: A man was showing his wife a gun, and it discharged

Police responded Monday to Rayford Street. (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A man was showing his wife a recently-purchased gun, and it discharged, hitting her lower body, on Monday in Murray Hill, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Both told police the weapon accidentally discharged, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Police said the woman was taken to a hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound after the incident on Rayford Street.

According to police, her husband is cooperating.