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2 Women Injured By Neighbor's Buckshot While Praying

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MARION, Ohio -

Two women were taken to the hospital after they wereaccidentally shot by a neighbor Thursday afternoon.

Just before 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Marion police were dispatchedto the 400 block of South Prospect Street on a report of a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers found two women who had been hit by buckshot.

According to a report from Marion police, five people were in a downstairsapartment for a prayer service when the neighbor upstairs accidentallydischarged his shotgun. The buckshot traveled through the ceiling, striking twowomen.

The women were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuriesto the cheek, arm, and leg.

The other three people in the room were not injured.

Police said the neighbor, 59-year-old Terry Thacker, was charged in connection with the shooting.

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