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12-Year-Old Kula
Boy Accidentally Shot

Posted 05:38 PM HST, January 12, 2014
File photo, MPD.

File photo, MPD.

By Maui Now Staff

A 12-year-old boy from Kula was treated and released from the hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the leg with a rifle, police said.

The incident was reported at 10:25 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014.

According to police reports, the boy sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the lower leg during the incident.

Police describe the weapon as a .22 caliber rifle, but did not say who owned the gun or who the registered owner was.

The boy was treated and released from Maui Memorial Medical Center, police said.

The incident was classified as a miscellaneous accident.

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  • notsuprised

    Figures, no name for lame parents, I am sure they work with the police somehow. Anyone without connections surely would have their names plastered everywhere. Did child services get involved?

  • Guest

    Must be pocho.

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