Woman in hospital after accidentally shooting legs

A Crystal Falls Township woman is recovering in Northstar Hospital today after accidentally shooting herself in the leg Monday morning.

Iron County Central Dispatch received a report of an accidental hand gun discharge shortly after 8:00 a.m. Deputies from the Iron County Sheriff’s Office arrived at the scene and found 49-year-old Michelle Stebic with a self-inflicted gunshot wound on both of her legs. Stebic was reportedly examining the gun and thought the chamber had been cleared when it discharged.

Stebic was taken to Northstar Hospital by Northstar EMS. Her condition is unknown at this time.

Deputies from the Iron County Sheriff’s Department were assisted by Troopers from the Michigan State Police.