UPDATE: Suspect in Accidental Shooting Actually a Teenager

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Updated: 7/11/2013 9:46 am

The Clark County Sheriff's Office confirmed Thursday that the suspect in an accidental shooting is actually a teenager and not an adult as he had told authorities.

Sheriff's deputies arrested the teenager after an accidental shooting on July 2, 2013, in Beavercreek.

The teen was originally charged as an adult with felony aggravated battery with use of a deadly weapon.  Clark County Sheriff Bart May says those charges have been dropped after deputies reviewed the teenager's birth certificate and confirmed he was 17, not 21.  He was then moved to the 5C Juvenile Detention Facility.

According to reports, the two teenagers had gotten off work around 4:00 p.m., on Tuesday, July 2, when one of them pulled a .22 caliber rifle out of the van, pointed the rifle which he was thought was unloaded towards the boy and pulled the trigger. The rifle fired and a round struck the boy.

The juvenile sustained non-life threatening injuries and was taken to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in stable condition.

0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Rio 2016
All content © Copyright 2015 to Idaho Broadcast Partners LLC . All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.