The shooting happened late Sunday morning east of Lake View. The Sac County Sheriff’s reported a woman was shot while sitting in the driver’s seat of car when a gun, being handled by a her brother in the front passenger seat, accidentally fired.
An obituary notice from Twigg Funeral Homes identified the victim as 24-year-old Megan Sloss. A doctor driving by stopped to help until Sloss was taken to the Sac County Hospital and then was flown to a Des Moines hospital where she died.
She attended Guthrie Center Schools, Central College and was currently a master’s student at the University of Iowa studying social services. No charges have been filed while police continue to investigate the shooting.
(Thanks Ric Hanson, KJAN, Atlantic)