Police: Woman fatally shot at Pa. gun shop

August 22, 2011 - 6:35 AM

YORK SPRINGS, Pa. (AP) — A woman has been shot to death while she and her husband were test-firing weapons outside a central Pennsylvania gun shop.

State police say the 61-year-old woman was shot Sunday afternoon at Miller's Munitions outside York Springs.

WHP-TV reports (http://bit.ly/ptgUQ6) that police believe the woman and her husband were at the rear of the building test-firing weapons when the gun the man was holding went off, striking her in the abdomen. She was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Investigators say an autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

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Information from: WHP-TV, http://www.whptv.com