Student in Britton injured in accidental shooting



     BRITTON, S.D. (AP) - A Britton-Hecla student faces firearm charges after an accidental shooting at a school parking lot. 
 
    Dusty Groom, age 18, was showing other students what he thought was an unloaded a .22 caliber handgun when it went off and hit another teenager in the head about 4 p.m. Wednesday. The Marshall County Sheriff's Office says the injured teenager is recovering at a Fargo hospital. 
 
     The Sheriff's Office says they are not releasing the name of the injured teenager because he's a minor. 
 
     Groom is facing charges of reckless discharge of a firearm, possession of a firearm on school property and false reporting to police.
 
     Groom is expected to make a court appearance on May 20. 
 
     The incident remains under investigation. 
 
 
     
 AP-WF-05-02-13 1756GMT
 

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