Accidental Shooting in Baxter County

BAXTER COUNTY, AR - A Gamaliel man has been hospitalized after an accidental shooting.

The Baxter County Sheriff's Office (BCSO) says deputies were called to the scene on Fout Rd. around 4 Monday afternoon.

That's where Jeffrey Thomas Lanham, 42, was found inside his home lying on a bed with a gunshot wound to the upper left chest.

Thomas told deputies it was an accidental discharge from a RG .22 caliber revolver. 

The injured man was taken by Air-Evac Helicopter to Baxter Regional Hospital. There's no further word on his condition.

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