Lana Meisner, wife of Eagles member Randy Meisner, is killed in gun accident
Lana Meisner, wife of famed Eagles member Randy Meisner, suffered a fatal gunshot wound Sunday evening when she lifted a rifle that accidentally discharged, authorities said Monday.
Los Angeles Police Department detectives and the Los Angeles Coroner’s office have determined that the death was unintentional.
Meisner, authorities said, was moving a rifle that was stored inside a case in a closet in the couple’s Studio City home. As she lifted the rifle, another item within the case shifted and hit the trigger, causing the weapon to fire, authorities said.
Around 5:30 p.m., North Hollywood patrol officers responded to a radio call of a woman asking for police assistance for a possibly intoxicated male suspect. The officers took a domestic violence incident report and left the location, police said.
Patrol officers returned to the address an hour and a half later to respond to a call of a shooting. When officers arrived they found Lana Meisner suffering from a single gunshot wound.
The Los Angeles Fire Department responded and pronounced her dead at the scene.
Her husband was cooperative throughout the investigation, police said.
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