A woman who resides at Wren Lake, northeast of Battle Lake, was injured in a handgun accident shortly after 9 p.m. on Sept. 11.

Sheriff deputies said the woman was attempting to unload a handgun when the gun fired. The bullet struck the woman in the left hand, entering through the palm and exiting.

First responders from Battle Lake and Henning were dispatched to the scene. Henning Ambulance transported the victim to the Perham hospital. Injuries were non-lifer threatening.

The victim was conscious and had a tourniquet on her left arm when transported to the hospital.