Pastor's daughter accidently shot at Florida church

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Posted: Feb 13, 2012 12:31 PM
Updated: Feb 13, 2012 12:31 PM
Source: Associated Press/DOTD

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Topics: St. Petersburg, Florida, Grace Connection Church, Moises Zambrana, gun, Reuger 9mm, Hannah Kelley, concealed weapon, WBRZ

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Authorities say the daughter of a pastor was accidentally shot in the head at a church in St. Petersburg.

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office was called to the Grace Connection Church Sunday at about 12:24 p.m. Sunday.

Investigators say Moises Zambrana was showing his gun in a small closet to another church member interested in buying a firearm. Zambrana reportedly took out the magazine of the Reuger 9mm weapon but did not know there was a bullet in the chamber.

The gun went off and fired through a wall, striking 20-year-old Hannah Kelley. She was transported to Bayfront Medical Center to undergo surgery and remained in critical condition late Sunday.

Deputies said Zambrana has a permit to carry a concealed weapon.

No charges have been filed.

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