Ardmore Police Department Officer Cody Garrett was dispatched to the 1000 block of 14th Avenue NW early Tuesday morning in reference to a shooting.
According to Garrett’s report, the victim of the alleged shooting told the officer he was a passenger in a vehicle when “a friend accidentally shot him.” The report further said the victim reported that his friend was attempting to holster the weapon and “it just went off.”
The alleged victim was struck in the arm. Garrett’s report said the alleged victim did not wish to press charges.
Citations were issued at the scene to the alleged shooter. According to APD Capt. Keith Ingle, charges are being sent to the Carter County District Attorney’s office for consideration for reckless handling and unlawful transportation of a firearm.