12 Year Old Boy blows up dad's .30-06 hunting ammo with lighter

Created on Friday, 18 February 2011 19:50
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COOPERSVILLE -- A 12-year-old boy who accidentally injured himself found a .30-06 cartridge from his father's hunting ammunition, put it on his bedroom dresser and applied a lighter flame to it, police said.

The cartridge exploded and drove a casing piece into his neck, but the injury is not life threatening, according to Ottawa County Sheriff's Sgt. Brian Buter.

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