Teenager accidentally shot by cousin

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

CASS COUNTY A teenager was accidentally shot by his cousin, who was cleaning his gun.

17-year-old Christopher Burnham is being treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the abdomen.

His cousin, 20-year-old Jeremy Faye, was cleaning his rifle Wednesday night and thought the weapon was clear of ammunition. But when he accidentally pulled the trigger as he set it down, the rifle discharged.

The accident happened at a home in Cass County.


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