Teen accidentally shoots himself in foot in Mecosta County

Posted at 2:24 PM, Nov 27, 2016

MECOSTA COUNTY, Mich. — A teenager accidentally shot himself in the foot Sunday morning.

At 10:33 a.m. Sunday, deputies from the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Big Rapids Spectrum Health Hospital for an accidental shooting causing injury. Deputies responded and found that a 14-year-old boy from the Comstock Park area had shot himself in the foot with a .22-caliber pistol while staying in Deerfield Township.

The 14-year-old was treated at the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.