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UPDATED: ECU Soccer Player Accidentally Shot In Stomach By Boyfriend

An East Carolina University soccer player is recovering after lawmen say her boyfriend accidentally shot her.

Jessica Swanson is a senior on the soccer team at ECU, from Smithfield. Swanson was shot in the stomach at her boyfriend's house in Clayton Monday night. Deputies tell WITN that William Hamilton was cleaning the gun when it went off, shooting his hand first before hitting his girlfriend.

The shooting is considered an accident. Swanson was listed in good condition Wednesday morning at Wake Med.


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