Granty County deputy wounded while hunting
Last updated January 11, 2008 6:02 a.m. PT
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
EPHRATA, Wash. -- An off-duty Grant County sheriff's deputy was
shot in the back while hunting near Soap Lake.
He says he saw other hunters in the area Thursday and was leaving
when he heard a shot and felt a burning sensation in his right side.
A hiker heard his cries for help and called 911.
Grant County Chief Criminal Deputy John Turley says the victim
underwent emergency surgery at Good Samaritan Hospital in Moses
The State Patrol is investigating whether the shooting was
intentional or accidental.
(From Dennis Shannon, KONA)
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