TN: Stray Bullet Injures 4 Mount Juliet Students
May 11, 2010
Stray Bullet Injures 4 Mount Juliet Students Resident Says He Was Hunting
Turkey On His Property
MOUNT JULIET, Tenn. -- Four elementary students in Wilson County are
recovering from minor injuries after a stray bullet landed on school
Sheriff Terry Ashe said a man was hunting turkeys on his farm behind
Gladeville Elementary School. A single shot, fired from about 125 yards
away, hit a tree on the school playground.
Pellets and debris fell from the tree, hitting four fifth-grade girls.
The school was locked down for about 40 minutes but was dismissed on time at
School officials said the girls were not badly hurt, and the hunter is
not in trouble, though Ashe told him to be more careful.
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