Casper Police Department responded to late night accidental shooting

At approximately 11:00 pm Thursday night, Casper Police Officers responded to a residence in Casper along the 1600 block of Fairdale for a report of an accidental shooting. Upon arrival, according to Casper Police Investigations Lieutenant Chris Hadlock, they found four individuals in a bedroom and a twenty-two year old female with a self inflicted gunshot wound to her thigh. It was reported that the individuals had taken apart the .40 caliber handgun and put it back together and the woman accidentally shot herself. No criminal action has been taken by CPD and the woman was transported to Wyoming Medical Center and has been released at this time. More information will be provided as it becomes available. Feature Photo: h/t Laszlo66/shutterstock #oilcity #news