Rochester Woman Shot While Interceding With Suicidal Boyfriend
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A shooting early Sunday sent a Rochester couple to St. Marys Hospital with gunshot wounds.
Rochester police were called to a home in the 2000 block of Chardonnay Lane Northwest just before 2 o'clock in the morning and found a 29-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound to her abdomen and a 29-year-old man with a gunshot wound on his hand. Both of their injuries were described as non-life-threatening.
A spokesman says the man and woman share the residence and she told police her boyfriend had a gun and had been acting suicidal, The shooting occurred when she tried to intercede and grabbed the weapon, causing it to discharge.
The incident remains under investigation and charges are possible.
If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website. Resource information is provided for free as well as a chat message service. To speak directly to a professional, call 1-800-273-8255. You are not alone and help is available. Every life is important.
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