Teen hospitalized after weekend hunting accident

Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Herrig

(KAIR)--A 15-year-old Jefferson County resident required hospital treatment following a weekend hunting accident.

WIBW-TV, citing Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Herrig, reports that five juveniles were hunting birds, between Meriden and Valley Falls, when one of the juveniles was accidentally shot in the head, in what Herrig told the TV station was “a tragic hunting accident.”

Injured was 15-year-old Cash Stein, who was transported by helicopter to Children- Mercy, in Kansas City, Sunday morning.

The TV station, citing Stein- family, reports that he underwent surgery to remove pellet fragments.

A GoFundMe account has been set up to assist with expenses.

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