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Dec 3, 2012 8:36 AM by AP

Duck-hunting juvenile shot in head

LIVONIA, La. (AP) - Pointe Coupee Parish sheriff's deputies say a 15-year-old boy was shot in the head in a duck-hunting accident in Livonia.

Capt. Steve Juge says the boy, whose name was not released, suffered a serious head injury Saturday after he was shot with a 12-gauge shotgun.

Juge said the teen was one of three boys in a boat in Grosse Tete Bayou. He say one of the other hunters, also 15, swung to shoot at a duck but shot the victim instead.

The wounded boy is being treated at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge.

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Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com

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