SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A woman was accidentally shot at a Sacramento County apartment complex Thursday morning, say authorities.

The shooting happened around midnight at an apartment complex in the 5700 block of Callie Lane. Authorities received several reports that a woman in her 20s had been shot in the parking lot. When they arrived at the scene, deputies found a woman with a gunshot wound. She was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to Sgt. Lisa Bowman, a Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson.

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Detectives say the woman’s boyfriend, Steven Michael Lucas, 24, accidentally shot the woman with a shot fired in celebration. He was booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail on the charge of negligent discharge of a firearm causing great bodily injury.

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Detectives are asking anyone with information about the shooting to please contact the Sheriff’s Department at (916) 874-5115 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP. Tip information may also be left anonymously at, by texting 274637 (CRIMES) and entering the keyword ‘SSD’, or by calling (916) 874-TIPS (8477).

Editor’s note: A previous version of the story reported the woman had died. It was also reported previously that the shooting happened in Carmichael.

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