Jacqueline Dormer / Republican-Herald Embattled Gilberton police Chief Mark Kessler talks with the media on Sept. 19. Kessler and his son are being sued by a woman who alleges the boy shot and injured her daughter.
Embattled Gilberton police Chief Mark Kessler and his son have been sued by a woman who alleges the boy shot and injured her daughter in March with a BB gun.
In a lawsuit filed Monday in Schuylkill County Court, Jennifer Warnstorff and her daughter, Kiersten Manwiller, both of Frackville, alleged Zachary Kessler shot the girl in the leg at the Frackville Recreational Complex.
"(Manwiller) had to undergo two surgical procedures to remove the BB from her leg," the lawsuit reads.
Warnstorff and Manwiller asked for unspecified monetary damages, plus punitive damages, and demanded a jury trial of the case.
Mark Kessler has been the subject of national controversy over his using vulgar language and firing weapons on his YouTube videos.