HOME ABOUT CAMPAIGNS CRISIS CENTER ACTIVIST CENTER MEDIA CENTER HUNTING ACCIDENTS C.A.S.H. NEWSLETTER

Hunting Accident File > Safe Hunting?: > 2007

MN - Brother shoots brother while hunting

Brother accidentally shoots brother near Benson The Associated Press

BENSON, Minn. - A man accidentally shot and wounded his brother while the two were deer hunting near Benson.

Swift County sheriff's authorities says 33-year-old Louis Burns of Minnetonka and his 37-year-old brother -- Sam Burns from Sandy, Utah -- were hunting in low-light conditions Monday evening when Sam spotted a deer and fired a 12-gauge shotgun at it.

The slug missed and traveled nearly 500 yards over a hill, striking Louis in the leg.

He and his brother were able to walk to their vehicle, and Sam drove Louis to a hospital. Louis Burns was treated and released.

The sheriff's office and the Minnesota DNR investigated.

Return to Hunting Accident Index


Fair Use Notice: This document may contain copyrighted material whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owners. We believe that this not-for-profit, educational use on the Web constitutes a fair use of the copyrighted material (as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law). If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

 
 

Home  |  About  |  Campaigns  |  Crisis Center  |  Activists  |  Media  |  Hunting Accidents  |  Newsletter

C.A.S.H.
PO Box 562 New Paltz, NY 12561
Phone 845-256-1400 Fax 845-818-3622
E-mail: cash@cashwildwatch.org
Anne Muller - President

 

C.A.S.H. is a committee of Wildlife Watch, Inc.
a 501(c)3 Not-for-Profit Corporation.
Contributions are tax-deductible.

All content copyright C.A.S.H. unless otherwise noted.

We welcome your comments
   

Thank you for visiting all-creatures.org

Sponsored & Maintained by The Mary T. and Frank L. Hoffman Family Foundation