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Teen Accidentally Shoots Self in Leg
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 16, 2014
CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office
firstname.lastname@example.org, 425-388-3377, Media line: 425-249-6263
EVERETT, Wash. – A 14 year-old male was injured after accidentally shooting himself in the leg this morning near the 12400 block of Admiralty Way. The incident was reported around 9:15 a.m. by a friend of the victim. It is believed that the victim, a student at Voyager Middle School, had skipped school to go target shooting with friends. He told deputies at the scene that the weapon belonged to a parent.
The victim was transported to Providence Regional Medical Center in serious condition. The incident is under investigation by the Major Crimes Unit.