OH: Companion Shoots Firefighter In Hunting Accident
Companion Shoots CFD Firefighter In Hunting Accident
May 8, 2009
CENTRAL OHIO—A Columbus firefighter was shot during a hunting accident
CFD Battalion Chief David Whiting confirmed Lieutenant David Blair was
He was shot by his companion who was hunting with a shotgun, according to
Whiting said the Blair was out of surgery at Grant Medical Center at 11:
44 a.m. He will recover in the hospital for a week.
Whiting confirmed the location of the shooting as Morgan County.
MedFlight confirmed a shooting victim out of a hunting accident was
transported from Stockport, Ohio, which is in Morgan County, to Grant
Medical Center at 6:55 a.m.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources was conducting an investigation.
Blair is a 16-year veteran of CFD. He’s a floating firefighter. He
doesn’t work at any one fire station.
No more immediate information was available.
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