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Posted: Tuesday, September 4th 2012 at 4:30pm

Jackson Co. boy airlifted after hunting accident

By Katie Crumley Access Insider
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JEFFERSON - An accidental shooting over the weekend in Jackson County sends a young teenager to an Atlanta hospital.

Jackson County Emergency Services Director Steve Nichols said a 13-year-old boy was shot in the ankle while dove hunting near Hurricane Shoals Park Saturday night.

Nichols said Colin Hitzges was transported via air ambulance to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston.

Additional information about the incident involving the West Jackson Middle School student was not immediately available.

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