On 12/20/2021 at approximately 2:07 PM, the Opelika Police Department responded to call of an accidental discharge of a firearm at T.J. Maxx located at 2185 Tiger Town Parkway. Upon arrival, first responders located a 55-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound to her foot. Officers learned that the woman accidentally dropped the firearm, which caused it to discharge, striking her in the foot. The woman was transported to the hospital for treatment. Opelika Detectives have investigated the incident and the scene is now clear.