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EXAM ORDERED FOR YOUTH IN ARROW KILLING

Jeremy Hucknall, who pleaded guilty in February 2004 to shooting a 16-year-old friend with an arrow, was ordered Friday by Orleans County Court Judge James P. Punch to undergo a full psychiatric examination within the next three weeks.

Hucknall, 18, was returned to court from a Jefferson County residential treatment facility where officials said he threatened staff members.

Treatment at the facility was part of a sentence handed down in August by Punch after Hucknall violated an original sentence of weekends in jail and five years of probation for his guilty plea to a charge of criminally negligent homicide.

Hucknall and Christopher McClary were practicing with their bows in November 2003 when Hucknall struck McClary in the head with a broad-tipped arrow.

Hucknall has said he was "just goofing around."

Punch ordered Hucknall, who is jailed on $25,000 bail, to return to court April 25 to determine whether he is sentenced to another treatment facility or possibly prison.

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