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Camper injured by high-powered rifle

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WINTHROP — A Bellingham man who was camping with a group north of Winthrop Sunday night was shot in the leg with a high-powered rifle and taken to a Seattle hospital. Anthony R. Christofferson, 22, told authorities that he was moving a 7 mm magnum rifle in his tent at about 9 p.m. when he was going to bed, and it went off, said Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers.

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