A woman accidentally shot herself in the head with a gun bought to defend herself for possible Ferguson-related unrest
The shooting occurred Friday night in downtown St. Louis.The female victim, identified in a police report as Becca Campbell, 26, was a passenger in a car involved in an auto accident. Her 33-year-old boyfriend was driving, the sources told CNN.
He told investigators that as they drove late Friday night, the victim waved a gun, jokingly saying the couple were ready for Ferguson.He ducked to get out of the way of the gun and accidentally rear-ended another car. He said the accident caused the gun to go off and she was struck by a bullet in the head, The victim was rushed to a hospital but died.