The Transylvania Times -

By Kevin Fuller
Staff Writer 

Twelve-Year-Old Shot In Hand-Brevard N.C.


Last updated 10/5/2015 at 11:30am

A 12-year-old See Off boy accidentally shot his own hand with a revolver on Thursday evening.

According to Transylvania County Chief Deputy Eddie Gunter, the 12-year-old boy, whose name was not released, was taken to Transylvania Regional Hospital by a family member after shooting and injuring his left ring finger with a .22 caliber revolver about 9 p.m.

Hospital staff contacted the sheriff’s office upon the boy’s arrival. Detectives were dispatched to the home on See Off Mountain Road, where the gun was eventually confiscated.

“He found dad’s gun and was kind of playing with it...

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