An Alabama woman has been charged in Danville with reckless handling of a firearm after a man was accidentally shot in an adjacent hotel room early Monday morning. 

According to the Danville Police Department, Vershan Hendrix, 42, was staying at the Red Carpet Inn on Piney Forest Road when she accidentally discharged her gun while attempting to put it away. 

The victim, a 26-year-old man, was awoken in an adjacent room by the injury, which was reported as non-life-threatening. 

Police were called to the scene around 2 a.m. and charged Hendrix with a misdemeanor for the accidental shooting. 

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