Police: Woman shoots herself in back to alleviate pain

Posted: 9:57 AM, Jul 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-13 15:33:07Z

A woman was taken to the hospital Friday morning after a shooting in Robinson. 

Robinson police were on the scene in the 600 block of Karnes Drive in Robinson. Police said that a 76-year-old woman had shot herself in the back after experiencing chronic pain that she could no longer tolerate. 

The woman was found in the driveway with a gunshot wound to the right hip. She told officers that she hoped that now she could experience relief from the back pain. 

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