GREENWOOD, Neb. (AP) – Authorities in eastern Nebraska say a boy was hospitalized after accidentally shooting himself while checking animal traps in Cass County.
Officials tell Omaha television station KETV that the juvenile shot himself in a leg Tuesday morning. Officials say he approached a deputy at the Greenwood Fire station around 11:55 a.m. and told the deputy what had happened.
He was taken to an area hospital and is expected to recover.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is investigating the shooting.