Man Claims Dog Shot Sleeping Woman
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -(WJXT) The old journalism adage is that "dog bites man" isn't a story, but "man bites dog is."
Nobody ever said anything about "dog shoots woman."
According to a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office report, a woman was asleep Tuesday night inside a house on Patou Drive West in the Herlong neighborhood when her dog, Diesel, jumped up on the nightstand. The woman's boyfriend told police the dog caused a Springfield XD40 gun to discharge.
The woman was hit in the leg, and went to Orange Park Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.
She told JSO that she didn't know how it happened. She said she was sleeping and was awakened by a throbbing pain in her leg.
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