“A woman was seriously injured when she shot her hand with a rifle near the Confluence Park area in LaVerkin (Utah) Thursday evening,” stgeorgeutah.com reports. “Police respond to the Confluence Park area after receiving a call from an injured woman. ‘There was an adult female who had been shot in the hand and was requesting help from us,’ said LaVerkin Police Chief Ben Lee.”
The gun involved was a Remington 700. The Beehive State news org goes on to recap the problems afflicting the 700, in terms of the rifle’s safety recall. Still, as far as I know, I’ve never put my hand in front of a rifle barrel. The four rules of gun safety, folks. No matter what the gun or the situation, violate any one of them at your own peril.