Police: Shopper shoots her own foot after dropping gun in store

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OPELIKA, Ala. (WRBL) – Opelika, Alabama police are investigating an accidental discharge of a firearm inside a crowded store that led to a woman shooting herself in the foot.

Monday afternoon, Opelika police say a woman apparently dropped her gun inside a TJ Maxx store.

The weapon accidentally discharged, striking her in the foot. She was transported to the hospital for treatment. She is expected to recover. 

Nobody else was injured.

Opelika police say the incident remains under investigation. 

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