Roswell shooting ruled accidental, man in jail

Police have ruled Sunday’s shooting of a young lady in Roswell an accident.

It happened that afternoon at Saddle Creek Apartments on South Sunset Street.

Police say 18-year-old Javier Salinas and the woman did something with the gun as it fired a shot into her midsection.

A short time later, they took him into custody after he ran from the scene.

Additionally, police have called the gun stolen from 2013.

The woman identified Salinas as the shooter, but she called it an accident. She remains in stable condition at a hospital.

Salinas remains in jail.