Ore. teen shoots man in hunting accident
Associated Press - May 5, 2008 9:05 PM ET
CENTRAL POINT, Ore. (AP) - The Oregon State Police says a Medford
boy injured a 65-year-old man while hunting for turkey west of
Sgt. Kirk Meyer of the OSP's Fish and Wildlife Division says the
14-year-old used a shotgun to fire at a dark shape in the brush
early Saturday. The man was hit twice from a distance of 50-65
The victim was taken to Rogue Valley Medical Center for treatment
of about 130 pellet wounds.
Meyer says the boy was hunting with another teen and their
fathers. The case has been forwarded to the Jackson County District
Attorney's Office for review of possible charges.
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