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Man whose gun went off inside Fishers IKEA found not guilty

Posted at 12:30 PM, Mar 26, 2019

NOBLESVILLE — A man whose gun went off inside the Fishers IKEA store last year has been found not guilty by a Hamilton County jury.

62-year-old Francis Wright of Camby was charged with Criminal Recklessness Committed with a Deadly Weapon.

According to Fishers Police, Wright went into the store last June and sat on a sofa.

When he crossed his legs, the handgun in his pocked fell out on the sofa.

Police say Wright did not notice what happened and the gun was found by a 6-year-old who fired it into the sofa.

There were no injuries.

IKEA has a no gun policy which is posted on a sign at its stores.

Wright did have a permit to carry the gun, police say.