Police in Millcreek arrested a man on charges he shot a woman in the stomach Saturday night in the parking lot of Rainbow Gardens. It happened as a benefit event called the "Biker Ball" was going on inside.
Rescuers rushed the victim, a 23-year-old woman from Emlenton, PA, to UPMC Hamot Trauma Center. Sources tell us she is in stable condition.
Police arrested 25-year-old Joshua Shields of Seneca PA at the scene. He's charged with aggravated assault and reckless endangerment.
According to Patrolman Buckner, investigating officer from the Millcreek Police Department, the weapon, a handgun, was fired as the couple sat in a red Pontiac. Shields, who was assisting the woman as police and rescuers arrived told emergency personnel that the shooting was accidental. The suspect was arraigned on Sunday morning. Millcreek officers say they are looking into whether the shooting was accidental.