Accidental Shooting In Jefferson County

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the accidental shooting of a 12-year old

boy. He was shot in the arm Monday night by his stepfather in the area of Highway 90 and

Highway 326 in Nome. The two were in the area to view a meteor shower. The man told

deputies he thought he heard a wild animal running  up on him, he turned and fired  his gun

striking the 12-year old. CPS has been notified.


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