Driver shot after gun accidentally discharged from inside Texas home

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BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) -- (7/2/2018) - An accidental shooting sent a man to the hospital last Friday afternoon in Bryan, Texas.

According to Bryan police, a man was cleaning his rifle when it accidentally discharged from inside his home. The bullet exited the home and hit a passing vehicle, striking the driver.

The 71-year-old man is now at the hospital in serious condition. A female passenger was not hit by the bullet, but was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The incident is under investigation.

It's unclear if the gun owner will face any criminal charges, but police say he is cooperating with authorities.