Mantua woman recovering from gunshot

A woman from Mantua is reportedly recovering from a gunshot wound. According to the Box Elder News Journal, Mantua Police Chief Jimmie Jones is confident the shooting was accidental.Statements from the victim corroborate that her husband was cleaning his handgun when it discharged. The victim was hit in the left arm and torso. Several vital organs were punctured as well.The woman’s husband apparently drove her to Brigham City Community Hospital where she was transferred to Ogden. Although police do not feel a crime was committed because of the magnitude of the injuries the Box Elder County Attorney’s office will investigate.

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