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Teen Accidentally Shot in Foot while Hunting
Coeur d'Alene _ A 17-year-old from Coeur d'Alene was
accidentally shot in the foot Tuesday after a day of deer hunting with friends.
He was treated and released from Kootenai Medical Center
on Tuesday evening.
According to the Kootenai County Sheriff's Department, the
teen and some friends had been hunting on Canfield Mountain and were
getting into a vehicle to leave when the accident occurred.
One of his friends' rifles discharged inside the vehicle
and part of the bullet entered the teen's foot, according to a press
The press release said the Sheriff's Department wanted "to
remind hunters to practice good firearms safety and avoid injuries like
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