Sheriff: E. Texas woman accidentally shot in face - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

Sheriff: E. Texas woman accidentally shot in face

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RUSK COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A woman was airlifted to an East Texas hospital on Monday after she was accidentally shot in the face.

According to the Rusk County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a reported shooting at approximately 10:43 a.m. in the Brachfield area off of Farm to Market 1798 and Farm to Market 840.

Upon arrival, authorities found that a female had suffered a gunshot wound to her face. After initial investigation, it appears that the shooting was accidental.

The woman was airlifted to a Tyler hospital. Her identity has not been released at this time.

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