10-year-old Knoxville boy injured in hunting accident

A Knoxville boy was injured in a hunting accident Monday evening.

According to TWRA, the 10-year-old was dove hunting at the Buffalo Springs Wildlife Management Area in Grainger County when he accidentally shot himself in the foot.

He was taken by medical helicopter to UT Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Records indicate that he was a graduate of the TWRA Hunter Education Program.


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