Tuscola County deputies arrived at a residence in Fremont Township to help a gunshot victim Monday.
The deputies arrived to the Waterman Road house at 10 a.m. to find a 51-year-old female had been involved in a family dispute.
The woman told officers she brought a shotgun out to make a point and slammed the butt end of the gun on the floor causing the gun to discharge, striking her in the face, police said.
Flight Care transported the victim to St. Mary's and she is expected to recover.
The incident remains under investigation.
The Tuscola County deputies were assisted by the Mayville Police Department, the Mayville Fire Department, a MMR ambulance and a Mayville ambulance.
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