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AK: 9-year old kills 11-year-old while hunting

Saint Mary's boy shot, killed in hunting accident; gun fires when 9-year-old falls

May 09, 2011

SAINT MARY'S, Alaska An 11-year-old boy has died of a gunshot wound in a rural Alaska village.

Alaska State Troopers say the boy was hunting rabbits with another family member, a 9-year-old girl, on Saturday night, outside the western Alaska community of Saint Mary's.

Troopers say the girl fell down while attempting to fire a gun, causing it to discharge and hitting the boy.

Troopers did not release names of the children.

Saint Mary's is a village of 500 about 450 miles west-northwest of Anchorage. 

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