Accidental shooting in UPS parking lot

An accidental shooting Monday afternoon results in one person being taken to the hospital. (Image: WTVC)

An accidental shooting Monday afternoon results in one person being taken to the hospital.

The incident happened just after 5 p.m. Monday in the UPS employee parking lot on Founders way.

Officers on scene have confirmed that the shooting was accidental.

The victim was taken to a local area hospital where they are believed to be in stable condition.

As of July 1, state law allows a person to legally keep a gun in a car or truck without a permit.

UPS spokeswoman Peggy Gardner tells NewsChannel 9 that the company does not allow guns on the premises, and that the victim is a part-time employee who has worked for UPS for more than two years.

Depend on NewsChannel 9 to bring you updates to this story online and on air as they are made available.






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