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Woman sitting on toilet accidentally shot in leg

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities said a bullet from a gun that was accidentally dropped injured a Tampa woman sitting in a bathroom stall.

Police said the bullet hit 53-year-old Janifer Bliss in the lower left leg. She was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

Bliss was sitting on the toilet in a hotel bathroom when a woman in the next stall accidentally let her handgun slip out of her waist holster. The weapon discharged when it hit the ground.

Police said the gun belonged to a 56-year-old woman who has a concealed weapons permit.

The case has been referred to the State Attorney's Office to determine if any charges will be filed.
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