Man accidentally shot in the head in Whitewater Township

Posted by Amber Jenkins - email

WHITEWATER TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -- A man was taken to University Hospital after being shot inside a business Friday afternoon.

A short time after 5:30pm, the Hamilton County sheriff's office received a call about an accidental shooting at Bright Rentals located at the 8100 block of Harrison Avenue. When officers arrived, they found 35-year-old Rusty Amlung with a gunshot wound to the back of the head. He was transported to University Hospital for his injuries.

An investigation determined that Amlung was working on a dryer at the location when he was accidentally shot by another person.

The incident is still under investigation.

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