Local news reports
According to a Kentucky State Police report, James D. Goins, 24, Sacramento, and his wife, Hannah Goins, 25, were hunting off Kentucky 881 in the Reed community at about 1:20 a.m. James Goins accidentally dropped the 12 gauge shotgun they were hunting with. When the gun hit the ground, it discharged shooting him in both his lower legs.
The report said James Goins was able to walk to the road and seek medical attention. He was transported by ambulance to Methodist Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries. Hannah Goins was not injured.