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Woman Accidentally Shot While Sitting On A Swing

ONAMIA – A 17-year-old boy is accused of accidentally shooting a woman while she sat in a swing in her yard.

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Department says the incident happened at about 5:00 p.m. yesterday (Thursday) on Peavey Lake.

Deputies found the the boy, who admitted to shooting at a squirrel.  The boy fired a .22 caliber rifle about 140 feet away.

The woman was taken to the Onamia Hospital, then airlifted to North Memorial.  Her condition is not known.

The case will be sent to the Morrison County Attorney’s office for review.

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