Everett, WA 14-year-old takes parent’s gun, skips school, shoots self

December 16, 2014

Everett, Police Blotter

Snohomish County Sheriff

Sheriff Says School Skipper Shoots Self

Got the following from Shari Ireton at the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office regarding a 14-year-old who decided to skip school today for a little target practice…

A 14 year-old male was injured after accidently shooting himself in the leg this morning. The incident was reported around 9:15 a.m. by a friend of the victim. It is believed that the victim, a student at Voyager Middle School, had skipped school to go target shooting with friends. He told deputies at the scene that the weapon belonged to a parent.

The victim was transported to Providence Regional Medical Center in serious condition. The incident is under investigation by the Major Crimes Unit.


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