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VIDEO: Accidental 40th Street shooting strikes woman

A woman suffered mild injuries from an accidental gun shot Friday at the 40th Street station of the Market-Frankford Line.

The gun discharged within a man’s bag by accident while he was rummaging through it and struck the 22-year-old woman in the face and arm at 3:17 p.m. on Friday.

Police say the bullet hit a bench, bounced off a wall, went through a trash-can and struck the woman in the side of the face and on the arm.

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Surveillance footage shows the woman react and stand in confusion after being struck.

The man got on the next train but later turned himself into police, NBC reported.

 
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