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Woman wounds self with handgun in purse

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NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - A woman has been transported to the hospital following an accidental shooting Friday afternoon.

According to NMB city spokesman Pat Dowling, the woman was driving in her car and looking through her purse for something when the firearm inside discharged.

The bullet wounded the woman, leading her to seek help at the North Myrtle Beach Public Safety Building nearby. She was transported tot he hospital by an ambulance.

Her current condition is unknown.

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