HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A 69-year-old man is in the hospital after he was accidentally shot by his daughter-in-law Monday afternoon while practicing shooting with his family in a backyard on East Bobo Newsom Highway in Darlington County, according to Darlington County Sheriff Wayne Byrd.
Byrd said the family had finished shooting when a relative was cleaning her 380 handgun, unaware that one bullet was still in the chamber.
Her gun went off, hitting the 69-year-old in the right arm, according to Byrd.
All family members say it was an accident.
No charges are expected to be filed.