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Oklahoma man accidentally shoots girlfriend, police say

Posted at 9:02 AM, Jan 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-27 10:02:16-05

OKLAHOMA CITY — A moment in the middle of the night almost turns deadly after police say a man shot his girlfriend by mistake, according to KFOR.

The incident happened in Guthrie just north of Oklahoma City, where the man says he woke up to a startling sound coming from the front door as a dark, shadowy figure came towards him.

Police say the man grabbed his gun, firing several shots.

Caller: "She's shot"

Dispatcher: Say again?"

Caller: "She's shot"

Dispatcher: "Who is shot?"

Dispatcher: "Ok do you know who she is?"

Caller: "Yes, she's my girlfriend."

It turns out it was his girlfriend who stepped outside for a cigarette.

Police say the woman was hit in the arm and is expected to be okay.

The couple had experienced recent break-in attempts.

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