"Joey Strong" to be featured in national magazine

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Joey Strong Facebook Page

MONFORT, Wis. - Montfort boy Joey Slaight, who was shot in the head by his mother three years ago, will be featured in an issue of People Magazine that will go on stands Thursday.

Joey, who recently returned home after years of therapy, was shot by his mother in January 2015 before she killed his 6-year-old brother and turned the gun on herself. His mother was taken to the hospital, where she died a few days later.

According to a Facebook post by his family through the Joey Strong account, the interview will be included in the magazine on newsstands May 17. There will also be some mini stories that can be found online after Thursday.