Klamath County Sheriff Department responded to a call about a negligent discharge of a firearm in the Henley High School parking lot Thursday evening.
A press release says two high school students returned to retrieve one of their cars after going shooting together. The gun accidentally fired as they were transporting it to the other car, hitting one of the students in the hand. The student was transported to Sky Lakes Medical Center for the injury.
There were no threats to the school or individuals during the incident.
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