Gun Stuffed Into Clothes Donation Box Kills Thrift Store Employee

Carmen Dominquez was fatally shot by accident when a co-worker discovered a gun hidden inside a sock.
3:00 | 03/08/14

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I don't know what to tell you -- -- -- -- that she uses. Typical mom and her family says 54 year old Carmen Dominguez worked -- unique thrift store for more than 45 years. She'd received awards from the store is a long time valued employee. This morning she was sorting donated clothing with a coworker. When that unnamed man discovered a 22 caliber handgun in his sock. When he shook this -- the gun came out and discharged in his hand. The bullet hit Dominguez in the chest she was brought to Christ hospital where she was later pronounced dead. Police say -- initial investigation suggests it was accidental the store's management issued a statement. We are extremely saddened about the tragic accident in -- Ashland -- That resulted in the passing of one of our valued team members our thoughts and hearts are with her family and friends during this very sad and difficult time. Dominguez is survived by two children seventeen and thirty years old as well as her husband. -- -- minimum listing them really. Pissed off -- I know do that this things happen without him there amid no room. No weapon -- that people historically -- repent because to put the quickness of Japanese.

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