A Rusk County woman was injured in an accidental shooting on Monday.

Rusk County sheriff’s officials responded to a call about 10:45 a.m of a shooting in the Brachfield area off Farm-to-Market Road 1798 and Farm-to-Market Road 840, according to a police report.

Deputies discovered a female with a gunshot wound to her face.

The victim was airlifted to a Tyler hospital for treatment.

An initial investigation showed the shooting to be accidental, Sheriff Jeff Price said.

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