Target shooting half-mile away allegedly kills local woman, 23

FERNDALE ­— A 23-year-old Bellingham woman attending a family barbecue Sunday afternoon along Gadwa Road died from a stray bullet fired apparently by target shooters on the opposite bank of the Nooksack River. The victim was named Tuesday as Alyssa Christine Smith, a Ferndale High School graduate. She died early Monday morning of her injuries….

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