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- An Orange County woman has died after deputies say her husband accidentally shot her in the head while cleaning his gun.
- 63-year-old Darrell Reid called deputies Monday night to report he had accidentally shot Katie Reid in the head while cleaning his firearm.
A central Florida woman has died after her husband accidentally shot her in the head while cleaning his gun, according to deputies in Orange County.
Darrell Reid, 63, called deputies Monday to night to report he had accidentally shot his wife, Katie Reid, while cleaning his firearm in their Zellwood home, Orange County sheriff's office spokesman Travis Mackey told news outlets.
Katie Reid, 62, was taken to a hospital, where she died.
Mackey said the incident is being labeled as a death investigation. Darrell Reid has not been arrested or charged.
Family friend Rev. Nadine Richmond told WESH the couple were "totally in love" and "best friends for life." She said Darrell Reid would issue a statement but first needed to grieve in private.