Archive for Thursday, September 28, 1995

WELLSVILLE YOUTH ACCIDENT SHOOTS SELF

September 28, 1995

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A rural Wellsville youth was treated Tuesday night and released from Olathe Medical Center after he accidentally shot himself in the leg with his brother's black powder pistol.

Douglas County Sheriff Loren Anderson said Zachary L. Good, 14, 195 E. 2075 Rd., was injured about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday when the gun discharged accidentally. The sheriff's report indicates that Good was trying to uncock the weapon when his hand slipped and it discharged.

Good was shot in the left leg below his knee.

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