12-Year-Old Frederick Boy Accidentally Shoots Dad

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says a 48-year-old Frederick man is being treated at Shock Trauma in Baltimore after a bullet fired by his 12-year-old son bounced off a truck and hit him in the chest.

Cpl. Jennifer Bailey says the accident happened Tuesday at a farm in northern Frederick County.

She says the boy was shooting a .22-caliber rifle.

Bailey says no charges are expected in the incident.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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