Accidental shooting in Red Oak

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October 17th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Police in Red Oak report one person suffered minor, accidental gunshot wound injuries, Tuesday night. Officials say 32-year-old Luke Daniel Rinehart, of Red Oak, was treated at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital, for a .22-caliber gunshot wound to his left bicep area. An investigation into the incident determined Rinehart was at home and attempting to load a rifle, when a round became lodged in the barrel of the gun. During his attempt to dislodge the bullet, the rifle discharged and the bullet struck him in the arm. The bullet passed through his arm.