Posted: 11:35 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013

Man accidentally shoots, kills girlfriend during hug

A hug turned deadly Tuesday when a man pulled his gun out of his waistband to get it out of the way and it accidentally fired, Phoenix police said.

Police said the 18-year-old man was moving the gun because it was bothering his girlfriend, and she was hit by the bullet when it went off, according to reports in Arizona.

 Amanda Mosley, 24, was rushed to a hospital but died of her injuries.

Police said the shooting appeared to be accidental, but Maricopa County prosecutors are still looking into the case, according to a Phoenix television station.

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