NE: 14-year-old flown to Lincoln hospital with gunshot wound
September 28, 2010
14-year-old flown to Lincoln hospital with gunshot wound
A 14-year-old Gage County boy was flown to Bryan LGH West Tuesday evening
after suffering a gunshot wound to the stomach.
Authorities said the boy was wounded with a .22 caliber weapon while
hunting for rabbits Tuesday evening, adding they believe the incident to be
The boy was taken by ambulance to the One Stop near Filley to await
StarCare, but was later transferred to the Beatrice Municipal Airport. From
there, StarCare transferred the 14-year old to Bryan LGH just before 8p.m.
Beatrice Fire Captain Jeff VanWinkle said the boy was in stable condition
upon leaving the airport.
The Gage County Sheriff's office is investigating the incident.
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