ELKHART — A man accidentally shot a woman while cleaning a firearm Sunday evening, July 6, according to Capt. Jim Bradberry of the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department.
Phillip Vincze shot himself through his hand while he was cleaning his gun, which he believed to be cleared of all bullets, and one round hit Jennette Collins in both legs, according to a press release.
Medics were called to the 22000 block of C.R. 10 between C.R. 15 and C.R. 17 at about 5:48 p.m., and the man and woman were taken to Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries according to Elkhart County Dispatch.
This incident is under investigation by the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department.