Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Knox County Sheriff News
Woman Accidently Shoots Herself
An East Knox County woman was moving a gun that she thought was unloaded and it discharged hitting her in the leg Thursday afternoon inside her house. Forty-seven year old Rebecca Morell of 9305 Number 4 Drive was struck just above the knee in the 3:45 incident. She said there was no clip in the handgun and she didn’t realize there was one in the chamber. As she moved it from a closet, it discharged. Detectives with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office said the shooting was accidental.