SOLON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Kent County deputies say a 17-year-old accidentally shot his younger brother while hunting on Monday.
The Kent County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called to a home in Solon Township just after 6 p.m. on Monday for a hunting accident.
According to the sheriff’s office, the 17-year-old was hunting from a tree stand when his 12-year-old brother entered the wooded area to call him for dinner.
Deputies say the 17-year-old mistook his sibling for a deer and shot him with a rifle.
The 12-year-old was taken to the hospital where he is in serious but stable condition.