Teen Hospitalized After Hunting Accident
Posted: Jan 7, 2008 09:55 AM
TOPPENISH, Wash. -- A 15 year old boy is in the hospital after
being shot in the face while hunting.
The incident happened Sunday evening, just after 5 p.m. Five
teenagers from Toppenish were hunting on private property along
One of them shot a goose and the victim went to retrieve the
bird. The rest of the hunting party did not see him leave and one of
them, an 18 year old male, fired when he saw movement about 30 feet
One of the bird-shot bullets hit the 15 year old in the face. He
was taken to Memorial Hospital.
Sheriff's deputies were told that his injuries were not life
Deputies say they are still investigating the incident, but they
do not expect criminal charges to be filed.
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