Alpena teen who saved sister honored by state officials

News Photo by Steve Schulwitz State Rep. Cam Cavitt, left, Owen Burns, center, and State Sen. Michele Hoitenga pose for a picture at the Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday. Cavitt and Hoitenga presented Burns plaques from state leaders in Lansing, as well as a flag that was flown over the Capitol for his bravery. The 13-year old boy saved his sister from a possible kidnapping attempt by shooting the suspect twice with a slingshot.


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