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Published October 11 2012

Accidental shooting under investigation

BARNEY, N.D. – Law enforcement are investigating an accidental shooting that occurred on a farmstead near here, according to a Richland County Sheriff’s Office news release.

According to the release, Arnulfo Junior Lopez, of Colfax, was showing George Michael Standinger, of Plainview, Minn., a .22-caliber pistol when it discharged. The bullet went into Standinger’s right leg and lodged in his ankle, the release said.

Standinger was taken to St. Francis Medical Center in Breckenridge, Minn., and his condition is believed to be non-life-threatening, the release said.

The sheriff’s office is still investigating the incident but said no charges are expected.