13 year old Girl's gun explodes while hunting

26 Nov

A 13 year old girl named Morgan Wehr from Connersville, IN was injured when her gun exploded while she was deer hunting in Fayette County. The incident occurred around 9am on Sunday the 24th of November.

The girl suffered a non life threatening injury to her upper extremities, and is expected to make a full recovery. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office was first on the scene of the accident, and the investigation was turned over to Indiana Conservation Officers.

The firearm that exploded was a single shot, break action 20 gauge firearm. The exact cause is still under investigation.

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