Whitley County man dies in accidental shooting

Police in Whitley County are investigating after they find a man dead from an apparent accidental shooting.

Officers responded to a home on Highway 26 following a report of a body being found inside.

When they got to the scene, they found 87 year old Harold Pennington dead from a gunshot wound to the stomach.

They say it looks like he was cleaning the gun when it went off.

Foul play is not suspected.


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