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Boy shoots foot during rabbit hunt

By The Herald Staff | 12/24/2013

A 14-year-old Pomona boy was not seriously injured when he shot himself in the foot Monday morning in a hunting mishap.

The youth was hunting rabbits about 11:44 a.m. on his family’s property in rural Franklin County when he accidentally shot himself in the right foot with a small caliber rifle, according to a sheriff’s report.

A 14-year-old Pomona boy was not seriously injured when he shot himself in the foot Monday morning in a hunting mishap.

The youth was hunting rabbits about 11:44 a.m. on his family’s property in rural Franklin County when he accidentally shot himself in the right foot with a small caliber rifle, according to a sheriff’s report.

The boy was taken to Ransom Memorial Hospital, 1301 S. Main St., Ottawa, for treatment of his wound. The injury was minor and isolated to his big toe, the sheriff’s report said.

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