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KANARRAVILLE BOY DIES IN ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING

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A Kanarraville boy is dead after he was accidentally shot in the face Friday morning.

At 11:50 a.m., the boy, 12, and his 13-year-old friend were dry-firing their unloaded .22-caliber rifles when a live round, jammed in one of the rifle barrels, discharged, striking the boy in the chin and lodging in his spine, the Iron County sheriff's department said in a press release.The boy was taken to Valley View Medical Center where he died a short time later, the release said. The boy and his friend hunted rabbits Thursday and were preparing to go again when the incident occurred.