MI: Man shot in jaw while hunting
Man shot in jaw while hunting in Waterloo Township
Posted by Fredricka Paul | Citizen Patriot
November 28, 2008 19:30PM
A man who was hunting in Waterloo Township was hospitalized Friday
after getting struck in the face by a round of bullets.
The incident happened around 10:45 a.m. in the Waterloo Recreational
Area. The 63-year-old Jackson resident was in serious condition Friday
night at University of Michigan Hospital. His name has yet to be
Michigan State Police First Lt. James Shaw said the man was able to
come out of the woods and go to a residence for help after getting shot
in the jaw area.
He was first taken to Chelsea Hospital and then to UM, where
underwent surgery. Although the shooting seems to be accidental, state
police and the Department of Natural Resources are investigating, Shaw
said. Police have not identified who fired the shot.
Police are asking anyone with information to call the Michigan State
Police at 780-4580.
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