AK: Alakanuk youth's leg wound was self-inflicted in hunting accident
February 11, 2014
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska State Troopers say they now believe a
rural teenager was wounded when he accidentally shot himself in the
left calf and that he was not hit in the leg by a bullet fired by
An investigating officer last week reported
the 15-year-old boy had said he was shot Thursday night as he walked
along the Yukon River on his way home to Alakanuk (ah-LUHK'-a-nuhk).
The boy was on a hunting trip.
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