Milton N.H.: Man Shot In The Head By Ricocheted Bullet

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MILTON, N.H. (WBZ NewsRadio) — A 32-year-old man was accidentally shot in the head after a bullet ricocheted off of a chipmunk.

The man was shooting chipmunks in Milton with his 8-year-old nephew, police said.

The bullet fired by the 8-year-old killed the chipmunk and then hit the man in the head.

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He was injured Friday and is expected to recover.

Milton Police Chief Richard Krauss called it a "truly just a freak accident."

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