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Fargo boy injured when pistol misfires at gun range

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FARGO - Police say a bullet went through the hand of a 16-year-old Fargo boy when his pistol misfired at a gun range Tuesday near Jamestown, N.D.


The boy was pulling back the slide to chamber a round in the .40-caliber pistol when it misfired about 7:30 p.m. at the range near Pipestem Dam north of Jamestown, Sgt. Mark Lykken said.

The bullet went through the boy's palm below the pinky finger about a half-inch in from the edge of his hand, he said.

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