EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSW.Va. Boy Accidentally Shot Being Buried Friday
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Reported: Jul. 5, 2013 8:33 AM EDT
Updated: Jul. 5, 2013 10:53 AM EDT
Nutter Fort , West Virginia
An 11-year-old West Virginia boy accidentally shot by his grandmother is being laid to rest.
The family of William Andrew Owens planned services Friday at Amos Carvelli Funeral home in Nutter Fort, followed by a private burial.
The boy died Sunday night in Jarvisville when 57-year-old Tina Owens fired multiple shots from a handgun in the dark at suspected intruders.
One pierced the wall her grandson's bedroom 200 yards away and struck him in the chest as he lay in bed.
Harrison County Prosecutor Joe Shaffer will present a case to the grand jury in September
The boy had just finished the fifth grade at Salem Elementary School. He enjoyed hunting, football and fishing. His obituary says he is survived by four siblings and two stepbrothers.
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