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Woman shot while 2 men struggle over gun inside Dixmont home

A woman was shot while two men were struggling over a gun at a home on Moosehead Trail in Dixmont Tuesday afternoon, according the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office. (WVII)

DIXMONT (WGME) -- The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office said a woman was shot while two men were struggling over a gun in Dixmont Tuesday afternoon.

It happened around 4:15 p.m. at a home on Moosehead Trail.

Deputies said two men got into a fight and began struggling over a firearm. The gun went off and hit a woman inside the home.

The woman was taken to a hospital in Pittsfield with non-life-threatening injuries.

The incident is still under investigation and will be reviewed by the Penobscot County District Attorney's Office.

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