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Tragic: Woman Dies After Boyfriend's Gun Allegedly Discharges During Loving Gesture

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The shooting appeared to be accidental...

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During a hug between a woman, 24, and her boyfriend, 18, she complained the gun tucked in his waistband was causing her discomfort.

But police say that when he removed the gun, it discharged and a bullet hit the woman, who died of her injuries after being rushed to a hospital.

(Credit: KTVK)

Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson said the shooting appeared to be accidental but the investigation would be submitted to the Maricopa County Attorney's Office for review, KPHO-TV reports.

Police did not release any names in connection with the incident.

Here's a report from KTVK-TV:

(H/T: Gawker)

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