CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 12, 1998 |
A Whittier boy on a hunting trip in the Cleveland National Forest was accidentally shot and killed by his father Saturday, the opening day of deer season, authorities said Sunday. Adam Rafael Zavala, 8, died from a gunshot wound to the chest when a weapon handled by his father, Rafael, 48, discharged, said Orange County Sheriff's Lt. Larry Abbott. Abbott said the shooting was believed to be accidental but added that the investigation is continuing.