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Published November 02 2012

15-year-old accidentally shoots own foot

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A 15-year-old boy is recovering here after shooting a hole through his foot.

A group of seven juveniles and young adults were target shooting north of Fergus Falls on Wednesday when the boy accidentally discharged a .22-caliber long rifle. The bullet from the rifle passed through his right foot.

The 15-year-old was not identified, but he was treated and released, according to a news report.