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Woman hit in thigh by bullet

July 13, 1997

FAIRPLAY - A 25-year-old Hagerstown woman was shot in the leg Sunday evening while she sat on a picnic table in a backyard here, Washington County Sheriff's deputies reported.

Heather Dawn Andrews of 506-B Lynn Haven Drive, Hagerstown, and witnesses told deputies they did not hear the shot being fired about 7 p.m., but did hear the bullet as it came through the woods towards them, deputies said.

Andrews was sitting on a picnic table at 9103 Bob Lane and was struck in the upper right thigh area, reports said.

Deputies said the projectile was a small caliber and was left in the victim's leg by doctors at Washington County Hospital.

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