An 18-year-old woman from Girard, Ohio was accidentally shot by her mother after she surprised her mom by coming home early from college, reports say. Hannah Jones, who didn’t let her mom know she was already on her way home, “ran through the front door” to surprise her mom but instead was met with a handful of gunshots. Her mom, who has a concealed carry license, reportedly thought that she was an intruder.
Loading Video Content
The police chief of Girard, John Norman, spoke on the incident: She had a gun readily available and she fired a round at someone coming through the door.” That person was her daughter, who says she immediately ducked and began screaming as her boyfriend, who was with her, called 911.
While Hannah is okay — she was hospitalized with her right elbow broken in three places and now has eight screws in three plates in her arms — she says she feels lucky to be alive. Meanwhile, Police Chief Norman says: “If you realize someone has a gun for protection, and they’re not expecting you, announce yourself when you enter the home, or even if you’re getting up to get a drink of water in the middle of the night.”
- 'Face/Off' is Getting a Reboot and People Are Freaking Out
- Grandparents Should Make the Effort to Visit Their Infant and Toddler Grandkids
- Dwyane Wade Refuses to Lie to His Kids About Santa Claus
- Felicity Huffman Blames Math, Probably On Her Way to Jail
The post Why This Mom Accidentally Shot Her Daughter at Home appeared first on Fatherly.