A woman was clearing out a closet and forgot about a loaded, .22-caliber gun that was on the shelf, according to Bellbrook police.
The gun fell and discharged a bullet into the woman’s right calf, police said.
She was taken by squad to Miami Valley Hospital for treatment.
She was the only one in the home, said police, who advise residents not to keep a loaded gun unsecured in your home.
Police and a medic crew in Bellbrook are responding to a report of an accidental shooting in the 2000 block of South Linda Drive.
The call for service came in at around 12:20 p.m. indicating a female shot herself in the leg.