Police respond to apparent accidental shooting in Holland

Posted at 4:39 PM, Mar 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-29 16:39:42-04

HOLLAND, Mich. — Crews are responding to an apparent accidental shooting in Holland.

The incident happened about 4:20 p.m. at a home on Columbia Avenue, south of 29th Street.

Ottawa County dispatchers say a 28-year-old man was handling a gun when it went off, shooting himself in the hand and his 56-year-old mother in the chest.  They said the woman is alert and talking.

Both were taken to an area hospital.