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Two recover following accidental shooting

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - Two men are recovering following an accidental shooting in Whitley County.

State troopers found Matthew Goins and William Bennett shot along Highway 904 near Williamsburg.

Investigators say a handgun they used for target shooting jammed.

The men tried to clear the weapon and it fired.

A bullet hit Goins in the hand and Bennett in the leg.

Both are expected to be fine.

The men were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
No charges are expected to be filed.


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