Woman accidentally shoots her self in hand at the range.

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A Pembroke woman accidentally shot herself in the hand while target shooting here Sunday.

Police said the 61-year-old woman’s .22-caliber gun jammed while she was shooting with her husband at the Plymouth Rod and Gun Club’s range in West Plymouth Sunday afternoon.

As she tried to clear the jam, the gun discharged and a bullet struck her in the middle finger of the left hand.

She was taken to BID-Plymouth hospital for treatment. She was later moved to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston for treatment by a hand specialist.

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