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Gun goes off in East Albany store

No one was hurt when a customer's gun accidentally went off inside the Wal-Mart on Cordele Road Friday / Ashley Knight


There was a second shooting in east Albany Friday, but luckily no one got hurt, and it actually took place in a Wal-Mart .

Albany police were called to the Wal-Mart on Cordele Road a little after 5:00 p.m.

According to reports, a customer was in the sporting goods area when he was asked by another customer about the firearm he was carrying in a belt carry holster.

He took out the gun to show the other customer and was in the process of clearing it when it went off.

It was a 9mm handgun and the owner had a permit to carry it.

He was arrested for discharging a weapon in the city limits and was released on citation.

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