Boy, 13, accidentally shoots self in foot while hunting

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WAITSFIELD, VT. >> Vermont State Police say a 13-year-old boy accidentally discharged his small-caliber gun and shot himself in the foot while hunting in Waitsfield.

The teen was taken to the University of Vermont Medical Center for treatment on Wednesday and was expected to be released.

No other injuries were reported.

Members of the Vermont State Police Uniform Division, the Bureau of Criminal Investigation Unit, and the Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife responded.


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