A Tonawanda man accidentally shot his girlfriend at the Walden Galleria.

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Anthony Ciccarelli's gun went off around 6 pm Thursday (March 5) in Texas De Brazil, according to WIVB. The gun accidentally fired when Ciccarelli reached into his pocket to pay the bill. His girlfriend was shot in her upper leg. Ciccarelli and his girlfriend, who hasn't been named, left the restaurant. They were driving to the hospital, when they pulled into a parking lot on Walden Avenue and Galleria Drive. Police were called by the woman, who was taken to ECMC. Ciccarelli was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon.

"The safety of our guests, tenants, and employees is our highest priority at Walden Galleria. We are working collaboratively with the Cheektowaga Police Department regarding an unfortunate accidental discharge incident that took place inside one of our dining venues this evening." ~ Alex Corbelli, marketing director of Walden Galleria via WKBW

That's definitely a date to remember!

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