Police: boy accidentally shot by father

Published 9:37 am Wednesday, June 3, 2015

AITKIN  — Police said a 14-year-old Minnesota boy is in critical condition after he was accidentally shot in the neck by his father.

According to a press release, the boy from Aitkin was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center. The Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office said his father was cleaning a pistol Sunday night when it fired, hitting the boy.

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