Pennsylvania Gun Owner Gets Drunk and Shoots Four Friends Unintentionally - The Shotgun Discharged All By Itself
Daniel K. Clark, lawful and responsible gun owner Local news reports A shotgun discharged early Sunday while a Donora man was attempting to unload it, spraying four people on his front porch with birdshot, borough police said.
Three of the four victims were treated at Mon Valley Hospital for what police described as nonlife-threatening injuries.
Police did not identify the victims in court records filed in the arrest of Daniel K. Clark, the man accused of accidentally firing the 12-gauge shotgun.
Clark, 26, allegedly was drunk while handling the weapon outside his residence about 12:50 a.m.
Police initially were summoned there for a report of a woman who was shot in the leg.
Clark was charged with four counts of recklessly endangering another person and one count each of public drunkenness and disorderly conduct involving a hazardous offense.