YOUNGWOOD, Pa, (KDKA) — Police say a person in Westmoreland County unintentionally shot his downstairs neighbor.
Robert Hood stated he was sitting on the ground watching TV however then determined to maneuver to the sofa. That single transfer could have saved his life.
“I heard somewhat bang and I appeared down and see the highest of my hand with somewhat blood,” Hood stated.
What occurred, in response to Hood and state police, is that the 69-year-old man’s upstairs neighbor — Shawn Moran — was making an attempt to make use of the bathroom when he stated his 9mm pistol obtained caught in his shirt and went off, sending a bullet by means of the ground and into Hood’s condo.
Hood was shot within the hand.
“It really appeared like a cap gun,” Hood stated.
Nevertheless it was actual and bled prefer it. Hood couldn’t use his hand to dial his cellphone, so he ran upstairs to Moran’s condo to get assist.
“He began saying, ‘I’m sorry, I’m sorry,’” Hood stated.
Hood simply beat most cancers and stated he wasn’t certain if he had any luck left. However imagine it or not, he stated luck was on his facet in all of this.
“If it had occurred a few minutes earlier, I might have been sitting on the ground proper there,” Hood stated. “It could have gotten me in my head, my neck, or shoulder.”
Moran now faces felony firearms and easy assault prices. Hood faces a number of surgical procedures, however given what may have occurred he stated he’s OK with that.