Waukesha Co. Sheriff's officials investigate accidental shooting

WAUKESHA (WITI) -- Waukesha County Sheriff's officials are investigating a shooting that occurred early Sunday morning, April 14th in the Village of North Prairie.

Officials say two shooting patients arrived at the hospital with gunshot wounds around 4:00 a.m. Sunday.

Officials say a 24-year-old Burlington man shot himself in the left hand while handling a loaded revolver in his friend's apartment.

The revolver also shot a 24-year-old woman who lives in the apartment. The woman was reportedly standing a few feet away and was hit in the upper chest and face.

Officials say this shooting appears to be accidental, but the investigation is ongoing.