PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A tragic accident in Philadelphia’s Bustleton neighborhood. Police say a man cleaning his gun, accidentally shot and killed his girlfriend.
It happened around 11 p.m. Sunday on Clark Street near Murray Street.READ MORE: President Biden Approves Disaster Funding For Two More Pennsylvania Counties 'My House Was Targeted': Philadelphia Anti-Violence Activist Speaks Out After Home Firebombed
Police say the 22-year-old man was cleaning his gun inside of the home, when the gun discharged, shooting the man’s 22-year-old girlfriend in the neck.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
She was rushed to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.