Official: Boy fatally shot in apparent hunting accident
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky boy has been fatally shot in an apparent hunting accident, a coroner said.
The 11-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to the face Wednesday night while hunting alone near his home, Christian County Coroner Scott Daniel told WKRN-TV. He was pronounced dead from the injuries, the coroner said. The boy’s name hasn’t been released.
The shooting appeared to be accidental and self-inflicted, Daniel said.