Monday, April 11, 2016

UPDATE: Colorado boy 12, shot himself hunting; ND man fires gun negligently in apartment; Man 21, shot accidentally by brother

BCSO investigates accidental shooting in Palermo

Palermo, Ca (4-10-16) The Butte County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in Palermo. It happened just after 9:00pm Saturday night at 15 Dustin Lane. The caller reported to 911 that the shooting was an accident, and that the victim shot himself in the head. An air medic was called, and was instructed to land on South Villa Avenue. According to deputies, one man, 30, was hospitalized. As of Sunday morning, the unidentified man was recovering at Enloe Medical Center, according to deputies. No arrests have been made. Stay with Action News Now for more details on this developing story....

Man accidentally shot at Clay house party expected to recover

Clay, Al (4-10-16) One man was shot at a house party in Clay last night, and is expected to recover.

Jefferson County sheriff's deputies responded to a call on Cimmaron Drive in Clay just after 11:00 p.m., where they found the victim with a gunshot wound in his back, Sergeant Jack Self said.

After deputies investigated the shooting, they determined that the hooting was accidental.

Self said that someone was showing a handgun to the victim when the gun discharged.

No charges are expected in the accident.

Weld County 12-year-old boy shot in the side

WELD COUNTY, Co (4-10-16) A 12-year-old boy was injured in a shooting Sunday evening.

The Weld County Sheriff’s Office said they responded around 6:15 p.m. to the 29000 block of Weld County Road 20 on a call of a reported shooting.

When deputies arrived on scene they found a 12 year old boy who had been shot in the side by a .22 caliber bullet.

The boy was transported to Children’s Hospital in Aurora by ambulance. His condition is unknown as of 10 p.m. Sunday.

Authorities did not discuss how the shooting may have happened or whether the shooting was accidental or intentional, as the exact cause of the incident is still under investigation.

Sheriff: Boy, 12, accidentally shot himself while hunting in Weld County

Weld County, Co  (4-11-16)   Authorities say a 12-year-old boy found with a bullet wound Sunday evening accidentally shot himself while hunting.

"The investigation is ongoing, but no person has been charged," Cpl. Matt Turner said in a Monday news release.

The boy is in stable condition at Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora.

The sheriff's office said the boy was hit by a .22-caliber round in his side on the 29000 block of Weld County Road 20 near Keenesburg. He was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

West Fargo man fires gun in apartment complex

West Fargo, ND (4-10-16) West Fargo police responded to a single gunshot at an apartment complex Saturday evening.

Authorities were dispatched to 2847 7th Street West around 8:12 p.m. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the suspect, identified as Levi Nordine, 23, who was responsible for the accidental shot.

Nordine said he was clearing or checking his pistol on the couch when he put in a magazine and it went off. The round struck a wall entering the unit's bedroom and striking an exterior window.

There were no injuries and damage was confined to the one unit.

Alcohol was reportedly a factor in the incident.

The city attorney will review whether charges of Discharge of Firearms in the City will be pressed.

Goffstown man accidentally shot in head by brother

Goffstown, Ma (4-11-16) A Goffstown man was rushed to the hospital Sunday night after suffering a gunshot to the head, police officials confirmed.

The 21-year-old victim was accidentally shot by his brother around 10 p.m., police said. The two men were handling the firearm when it went off.

The victim was airlifted to Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.

No word has been released regarding the victim's condition.

Reckless conduct charges are expected to be filed, according to police.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.

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