Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A shooting in a Rochester apartment early Saturday is being treated as an accident.

Police became aware of the shooting when a 21-year-old woman showed up at St. Marys Hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to her lower rear abdomen. The woman had been at a party at the Andover Apartments on the 1900 block of 8 ½ St SE when a man began handling a handgun and it accidentally discharged. The man was not arrested but is expected to be charged with the careless discharge of a gun.

News update:  Decision on charges expected Wednesday in deadly Rochester shooting.

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