"Accidental" Shooting in Ozark

A Clayton man is in jail after police say he shot an Ozark woman in the leg.

Investigators say Willie Howard Woods told police he accidentally shot the woman after threatening her.

Woods was arrested and charged with 'first degree assault' and 'certain persons forbidden to possess a firearm'.

Woods had a previous felony charge prohibiting him from carrying a gun.

He is being held in the Dale County Jail.