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Accidental Shooting Involving Juveniles in Preston County
Written by Whitney Wetzel
Created on February 09, 2013 @ 8:09PM
 
In Preston County, one boy is in the hospital after he was shot in his left arm and left leg, after another juvenile accidentally dropped a firearm and it discharged.
 
According to a press release, one boy was 11 years old and the other was 14 years old. They were both left home alone with a loaded firearm.
 
The owner of the home James David Metz is a convicted felon and is prohibited from possessing a firearm.
 
Metz was arrested for prohibited person in possession of a firearm. Police said more charges are pending.

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