54-year-old Constance Bayless, of Pitsburg, Ohio, was on a walk with her husband, James. When James adjusted his pants as they walked a handgun dropped out of his pants.
When the gun hit the sidewalk it discharged. The bullet struck Constance in the leg.
She was taken to the local hospital where she underwent surgery. She was listed in stable condition.
The sheriff's office is investigating the incident. They offered no information on the caliber of the gun but did note that James has a concealed carry permit for the weapon.