AK: 9-year old kills 11-year-old while hunting
Saint Mary's boy shot, killed in hunting accident; gun fires when
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
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