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Sheriff: 17-year-old accidentally shot by grandfather while turkey hunting

REYNOLDS COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A 17-year-old boy is injured after the sheriff says his grandfather accidentally shot him while turkey hunting in Reynolds County.

Reynolds County Sheriff Tom Volner says a grandfather accidentally shot his 17-year-old grandson Sunday morning while the two were turkey hunting.

The boy was hit in the chest and face. He has serious but non-life threatening injuries. He was flown to Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

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