Accidental Shooting Leads to Four-Car Collision in Plainview


PLAINVIEW, NY – Brian Gregg was cleaning a gun on Thursday evening when he accidentally shot a 17-year-old family friend in their home. While driving to the hospital, their vehicle crashed into three other cars at the intersection of Old Country Road and Plainview Road.

Four individuals were hurt in the accident, including an off-duty Nassau County police officer. All injured were transported to the hospital and are expected to survive. The 17-year-old who was shot is in serious but stable condition.

Authorities determined Gregg was not a licensed handgun owner and charged him with unlawfully possessing a handgun.

Disclaimer: This post should not be construed as legal advice. The injury lawyers of Finz & Finz, P.C., regularly update our readers on the latest news in New York and Long Island to make our community safer. We are committed to helping those who’ve been hurt in accidents in our community know what to do to keep themselves and their families safe, and if you’ve been injured in an accident, we can help.

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