RALEIGH, NC (WECT) – Charges will not be filed against a Wilmington man after his 12-gauge shotgun accidentally fired at a gun show in Raleigh, injuring three people.
According to reports from WRAL in Raleigh, District Attorney Colon Willoughby found no violation of law in the accidental shooting at the Dixie Gun and Knife Show.
A news release from the State Agriculture said the gun went off when Gary Lynn Wilson, 36 of Wilmington, removed the shotgun from its case at a security checkpoint.
Three people were injured, including 54-year-old Janet Hoover of Benson, 50-year-old Linwood Hester of Durham and 54-year-old Deputy Jake Alderman of Wake Forest, who is a retired Wake County Sheriff's deputy who was working at the show.
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