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Boy Accidentally Shot by Uncle While Hunting


A hunting accident north of Motley, MN ended tragically. A 12 year old boy was fatally shot by his uncle. They were squirrel hunting when the boy was accidentally shot by his 47 year old uncle from St. Paul. He was airlifted by North Memorial Hospital, but his injuries were too severe. He passed away on Sunday, October 11th.  Law enforcement reminds hunters to always follow safety practices when handling a gun and to wear orange when hunting.