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Rifle discharge injures two children

 

October 25, 2016



Two children were injured Monday morning, Oct. 31, when a hunter's gun accidentally discharged, the Linn County Sheriff's Office reported.

According to Sheriff Bruce Riley, Zack Davis, 27, called 9-1-1 at 8:04 a.m. to report the shooting.

Davis, his father Bob Davis, 54, and his three children, ages 2, 4, and 6, were hunting near the M & M Mainline, above Green Peter Dam. Zack Davis told investigators he saw what he believed to be a deer and exited the pick-up. While walking back to the vehicle, his 30-30 rifle accidentally discharged. The bullet entered the pick-up through the driver's d...



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