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Shooting In Sullivan Ruled Accidental
Updated January 9, 2015 6:53 AM
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(SULLIVAN) - Indiana Conservation Officers have determined a shooting that happened on December 31 was an accident.

According to officers, 19-year-old Jonathon Rose of Sullivan accidentally discharged a 12-gauge Mossberg shotgun while placing it into a car.

18-year-old Wyatt Land of Sullivan, who was sitting in the front passenger side of the vehicle, was injured when the deer slug entered the top of his left foot.

The two had just finished target shooting on private property just prior to the accident.

Police began investigating the shooting when the Sullivan Community Hospital called the Sullivan County Sheriff's Department at 9:10 a.m. and reported they had admitted a victim of a gunshot wound to the emergency room.



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