The Stevens County coroner has ruled that the death of Alex Niskanen, age 12, on Thanksgiving an accident. Niskanen was shot in the left shoulder by an arrow when he and his family was visiting friends south of Chewelah.
According to the coroner, Niskanen’s axillary artery was severed by the arrow and he bled to death.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that Niskansen was shot by a younger friend but the friend’s name was not released. Niskansen attended Deer Park school where there is a National Archery in the Schools Program but it is not know whether Niskansen was a participant in the program.
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