Pregnant woman accidently shot in Brooksville dies

BROOKSVILLE, Fla - A pregnant woman was accidently shot when a friend’s gun discharged.  It happened at the 20000 block of Suncrest Drive in Brooksville.

According to a release from the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office, a friend was showing Katherine Hoover his guns.

While showing the .22 caliber revolver the gun discharged, hitting Hoover in the head. 

Hoover was airlifted to Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point.  Her baby boy was removed, but passed an hour after deliver.

Hoover died early Sunday morning following her son.


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