6-year-old Kwethluk boy in serious condition after shooting self in abdomen

by Ben Matheson on November 20, 2013

A 6-year-old boy in Kwethluk was shot in the stomach while playing with a loaded pistol. Troopers received a report Monday from the boy’s father, 36-year-old Evon Savage. He says his son Marcus was playing with the .22 pistol when it fired and hit him in the abdomen.

He was medevaced to Anchorage where he underwent surgery for internal injuries. He was last listed in serous condition at Alaska Native Medical Center.

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