|Young woman who was pregnant killed by reckless firearm owner.|
So if this woman happens admiring a gun owner's collection and this guy happens to play around with it, what happens?
A five-month pregnant woman died after she was shot in the head while admiring a friend's gun collection, Hernando County authorities said Sunday.
The Citrus County woman and her husband were looking at the gun collection belonging to her friend William DeHayes in Brooksville when DeHayes' .22 caliber revolver discharged and hit the wife in the head.
Katherine Lynn Hoover, 25, was quickly transported to a nearby hospital and then airlifted to Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, where doctors removed the woman's baby, but he did not survive. Hoover died early Sunday.
Deputies are continuing to investigate the incident, which they believe was an accident. They did not immediately say whether DeHayes would face charges of negligence.
The Raw Story also reports that police are investigating the shooting but say that it appears to have been accident. Records show that the gun owner, DeHayes, is 35 years-old and has no criminal record.
Hoover is survived by her husband, whom she married in December, and her 6-year-old son, Nicholas.
We here at Journal de la Reyna send our condolences to Katherine Lynn Hoover.