Dad Reportedly Shoots Son In Face While Hunting
Police Investigate Two Separate
November 17, 2003
Hunting accidents left two local men hospitalized this
A 27-year-old Port Huron man was accidentally shot in the
face by his father, a Fort Gratiot resident, while hunting in Kenockee
Township, according to the St. Clair County Sheriff's Department. The
incident occurred around 9 a.m. Saturday near Bricker Road, between Rynn and
The victim was transported to Port Huron Hospital and was
then transferred to Detroit Receiving Hospital for facial reconstructive
surgery, according to the Sheriff's Department.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources assisted in
the investigation, which is believed to be accidental. The Sheriff's
Department is waiting to talk to the son about the incident.
A teenager hunting with another teenage relative was
reportedly shot while hunting in Fowlerville Saturday. The relative missed
his target and accidentally shot the teenager in his side, Local 4 reported.
The teenager was listed in stable condition at Sparrow
Hospital, Local 4 learned.