Should Punishment For 'Negligent Shooting' Be Harsher?
October 21, 2011
When two teens were shot in an apparent hunting accident, the
family wanted to know why not more was done to the teen responsible.
TORNADO — On August 8, Keith Holsopple was hunting squirrels with
two teenage friends. It would end with he and another friend being
peppered with shotgun pellets in their arms.
“It was like claws digging into my arm and being pulled out slowly,”
said Holsopple. “Blood was squirting everywhere.”
10 pellets are still under Holsopple’s skin and full mobility
could take as long as a year to return.
The teen who fired the shotgun has not been charged with any
According to Dwight Holsopple, Keith’s father, he was banned from
getting a hunting permit for a number of years.
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