Boy shot during family Easter gathering -, GA News Weather & Sports

Boy shot during family Easter gathering

ARDMORE, Ala. (AP) - Investigators say a north Alabama boy was accidentally shot during a family Easter gathering.

Authorities say a person was in a backyard shooting a pistol for target practice during a family Easter get-together in Ardmore on Sunday when a bullet ricocheted off a tree. A slug hit a boy, who was taken to a hospital in Huntsville but is expected to recover.

Investigators say the shooter was apparently unaware children were playing in the area.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Powered by Frankly