George Hiotis

Accidental Shooting Injures 14-Year-Old

by George Hiotis on October 26, 2016

Zanesville Police say a 14-year-old was accidentally shot Wednesday. Lt Bill Shaw says it happened just before 3:00 p.m. at 507 Imlay Avenue. Shaw says the boy was home alone and went downstairs and decided to play with a large caliber revolver and shot himself. Shaw says the boy suffered a serious injury to his leg and was taken to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus. The injury is not thought to be life threatening. The incident remains under investigation.