Mother and Son Hurt in Shooting in Boone County, W.Va.

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

BOONE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- What appeared to be an accidental shooting sent a mother and her son to the hospital Tuesday morning.

The incident happened about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at a home along Mable Lane in Twilight.

Deputies say it appears a man was arguing with his mother. As he gathered his things to leave, a rifle went off -- hitting the mother in the stomach and the man in the leg.

Both were taken to CAMC with serious injuries.

Deputies say illegal gun possession charges may be filed against the man.

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