Woman Injured After Accidental Shooting in Car in Middlefield on Christmas Day

A woman was injured after an accidental shooting in Middlefield on Christmas Day.

Britney Koba, 24, of Bowling Green, Virginia, was trying to unload her gun in her car at the Palisades Road intersection with Kickapoo Road when she accidentally fired it, shooting a 9-millimeter round through her left leg, police said.

State troopers responded to the area at about 8:10 p.m. on Dec. 25.

She was transported to Hartford Hospital for treatment.

State police are investigating the incident.

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