Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

Error message

Views XML Backend: HTTP response: Service Unavailable. URI: http://search.fccinteractive.com/solr/classifieds/select/?q=pubToDomain:parkrapidsenterprise.com+AND+featured:1&fl=imageArray,datePosted,advertisement,classification,slug,ID,title&start=0&rows=5000&sort=slug%20asc
Advertisement

8-year-old Dassel boy accidentally shot in head by sibling

Email Sign up for Breaking News Alerts
region Park Rapids, 56470
Park Rapids Enterprise
(218) 732-8757 customer support
Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

DASSEL, Minn. -- An 8-year-old rural Dassel boy was taken by ambulance to Meeker Memorial Hospital and later transported to Children's Hospital in Minneapolis on Thursday afternoon after he was accidentally shot in the head at his home.

Advertisement
Advertisement

According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, the Sheriff's office received a 911 call about 12:45 p.m. Thursday afternoon from Peter Wuollet. The call reported that their son had been accidentally shot in the head with a black powder .44-caliber handgun by a sibling. The bullet had ricocheted off the ground and then hit the boy in the head.

Advertisement
news@parkrapidsenterprise.com
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness