SOLON, Mich. — A hunting accident seriously injured a 12-year-old boy Monday in Kent County.
According to the Kent County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened around 6 p.m. in Solon Township, north of Cedar Springs.
Authorities say a 17-year-old was hunting from a tree stand when his younger brother came into the woods to call him to dinner. The hunter mistook his younger brother for a deer and accident shot him, the KCSO said.
Charges will be filed against the 17-year-old for Careless Discharge of a Firearm Causing Injury, the KCSO announced Thursday.
The 12-year-old boy is in stable condition, police say.
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