Christina Bond, a 55-year-old mother of two, fatally shot herself in the eye while attempting to secure her handgun.
“She was having trouble adjusting her bra holster, couldn’t get it to fit the way she wanted it to,” said St. Joseph Public Safety Director Mark Clapp. “She was looking down at it and accidentally discharged the weapon.”
Bond was rushed from her home on Lake Michigan after the incident, but succumbed to her injuries at a local hospital.
She was a local Republican official, and an obituary printed in the Herald-Palladium newspaper said she served two tours as a member of the United States Navy.