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December 31, 2013 at 6:00 AM

Police: Mountlake Terrace woman wounded as husband handles gun gift

Police in Mountlake Terrace say a 20-year-old woman was taken to a Seattle hospital after her husband apparently shot her accidentally while handling a handgun he recently received as a gift.

The Daily Herald of Everett reported that police said the injuries the woman suffered Monday were not considered life threatening.

Police Cmdr. Doug Hansen says the 22-year-old man was trying to secure the gun and put it away in a safe.

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