Accidental self- inflicted gun shot wound.
Jun 13, 2014
Ames resident, Bobby Ray Bernard, DOB 3-8-65, his wife, Sonya Bernard, DOB
11-27-69 and their two young children were returning home from a day of fishing
in the Galveston area when Bernard, while driving, decided to unload his 9mm
semi- automatic pistol. Bobby Bernard told Sheriff’s Sgt. Kenny Dagle that as
he attempted to “jack” a round out of the pistol, it accidently discharged
striking him in the upper left leg above the knee.
being shot, the Bernard drove to Ames, Texas in South Liberty County where he
left his small children and the gun. He then drove with his wife to the
Liberty/Dayton hospital for treatment of the gunshot wound.
was later taken by Life Flight to Herman hospital in “stable” condition where
surgery is expected to take place. No charges are expected to be filed.
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