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AUTHORITIES IDENTIFY SAC COUNTY SHOOTING VICTIM

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AUTHORITIES IN SAC COUNTY, IOWA IDENTIFIED A WOMAN FROM GUTHRIE CENTER WHO WAS FATALLY SHOT WHILE DRIVING IN NORTHWEST IOWA LAST SUNDAY.

24-YEAR OLD MEGAN QUINN SLOSS WAS A UNIVERSITY OF IOWA GRADUATE STUDENT AND WAS TRAVELING WITH HER 26-YEAR OLD BROTHER TO A FAMILY EVENT WHEN SHE WAS SHOT ACCIDENTALLY.

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE BROTHER WAS SHOWING HIS SISTER HOW TO BREAK DOWN A 9 MM HANDGUN TO CLEAN IT WHEN IT FIRED HITTING SLOSS.

A DOCTOR DRIVING BY STOPPED TO OFFER MEDICAL AID UNTIL SLOSS WAS RUSHED TO A SAC COUNTY HOSPITAL BEFORE BEING FLOWN TO A DES MOINES HOSPITAL WHERE SHE DIED.

OFFICERS SAY THAT THE BROTHER HAD A VALID PERMIT TO
CARRY THE HANDGUN.

NO CHARGES HAVE BEEN FILED AND THE SHOOTING REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION.