Trenton-Area Man Shot While Hunting
Last Updated: Oct 15 2003 09:09 AM CDT
BELLEVILLE, ONT. - The Ontario Provincial Police has laid
a firearms charge after a Trenton-area man accidentally shot a friend while
on a hunting trip in the Brighton wildlife area.
Police say the man was walking behind his companion with a
loaded gun when he slipped and accidentally fired the weapon.
The victim, a 46-year-old Smithfield man, was hit in the
back of his left shoulder by the blast from the 12-gauge shotgun. His injury
is not considered life threatening.
Dennis Dove, 51, of Wooler, has been charged with careless
use of a firearm.