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TX: Teenager Wounded In Hunting Accident At Lake Waco

December 21, 2009

Teenager Wounded In Hunting Accident At Lake Waco

A teenager was injured Monday morning when a shotgun accidentally discharged while he and several friends were duck hunting at Lake Waco.

Reporter: By Paul J. Gately Email Address: paul.gately@kwtx.com

WACO (December 21, 2009)--A teenager who was duck hunting on Lake Waco Monday morning was shot in the leg with a 12-gauge shotgun.

A Waco Police officer on the scene told News 10 the 19-year-old victim was in a boat with others, trying to move a pile of brush with the butt of his shotgun when it discharged; The officer said the teenager was struck in the upper left thigh.

East Texas Medical Center ambulance transported the teenager, whose name wasn't immediately available, to Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center at about 8:45 a.m. Monday after his companions brought him to shore in Midway Park by boat.

Waco police are investigating the incident.

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