Oldham County man charged, injuring victim during shooting practice

Oldham County man charged, injuring victim during shooting practice
Horia Dugala, 56, has been charged after an incident leaving a victim injured with a gunshot wound sustained from target shooting practice. (Source: Oldham County Jail)

CRESTWOOD, Ky. (WAVE) - An Oldham County man has been charged after an incident leaving a victim injured with a gunshot wound, sustained from an accidental fire during target shooting practice.

According to a press release from Oldham County Police, dispatch received a call around 6:40 p.m. to the 2500 block of Cedar Circle in Crestwood with reports of an individual with a gunshot wound.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a 22-year-old female with a superficial gunshot wound to the head. The victim was transported to the hospital and later released.

Investigators discovered that a neighbor, Horia Ciprian Dugala, 56, had been target shooting in his yard in the direction of the victim and three other individuals, one of which was a three-year-old child.

Dugala was charged with four counts of wanton endangerment and tampering with physical evidence. He was taken to Oldham County Jail and posted bond of $1500.

He will be back in court on November 13.

Oldham County Police are investigating.

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