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BLOOMSBURG, Penn. — A Pennsylvania woman was injured at a weekend gun show when a vendor accidentally shot her in the leg, according to police.

The vendor was demonstrating a concealed-carry holster at the Eagle Arms Gun Show at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds.

“Often times [a plastic model gun] is utilized [during the demonstration]. This time the vendor used a real gun,” Sergeant Leonard Rogutski told

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There was no magazine attached to the gun, but there was a round in the chamber, police said.

The district attorney will review the case to determine what, if any, charges will be filed.

One aisle of the gun show closed for about an hour while police investigated.


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