Dalton police: Woman dead after accidental shooting - CBS46 News

Dalton police: Woman dead after accidental shooting

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DALTON, GA (CBS46) -

Dalton police are investigating the report of an accidental shooting at an apartment on Shadow Lane on Sunday.

Shortly after 1 p.m., Tammie Elizabeth Hammock, 47, was found with a gunshot wound to her head. 

Hammock was taken to the Hamilton Medical Center, but later died of her injuries.           

Hammock's husband, Otis Hammock, 47, told officers that the gunshot was an accidental discharge that happened as she was handing his handgun to him in their apartment.

Investigators are conducting interviews and are working with an agent from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to process the scene of the shooting.

No arrest has been made, and no charges have been filed.

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