Alstead boy seriously injured by misfired potato gun
Alstead police say the gun was made of PVC piping and used hairspray as a propellant, which was ignited by a spark.
The boy was hit in the face about 3:30 p.m. Sunday when it went off while he and two friends were examining it.
The boy was flown by helicopter to the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon.
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