Plainfield teen injured while squirrel hunting

BROOKLYN, Ind. (WISH) — A Plainfield teen was hospitalized after accidentally being shot while squirrel hunting in Morgan County.

Ty Conly, 16, was hunting with his 13-year-old cousin in Brooklyn Friday night.

Conservation officers were dispatched to Saint Francis Hospital in Mooresville after Conly was admitted with a gunshot wound.

Indiana DNR said Cochran accidentally shot Conly in the ankle.

The teens called family members and took Conly to the hospital. He was listed in good condition and then transferred to IU Health Methodist Hospital.

Indiana DNR is urging the public to keep firearm safety as a focus with multiple hunting seasons approaching.

Info on hunter education classes can be found here.


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