By LDR Staff
Kisses have been known to cause fireworks, but gunshots?
It was a kiss that a couple will remember for a long time, according to
the Laclede County Sheriff's Department.
Deputies report a man had borrowed a .22-caliber rifle from a friend to
go hunting and didn't know it was loaded.
As he prepared to leave his residence on Hackberry Road to go hunting
about 3 p.m. Monday, he stopped to kiss his girlfriend and the rifle
The shot hit the woman in her left thigh.
Deputies said the woman was treated for a non-life-threatening wound at
St. John's Hospital-Lebanon. Charges will not be filed.
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