KS: South Carolina man injured in hunting accident
January 25, 2010
South Carolina man injured in hunting accident
Pratt, Kan. - A South Carolina man received minor injuries in a hunting
accident in Pratt County Saturday morning.
Steven Reeves, 40 of Gilbert, S.C., was struck in the left cheek with
three pellets from a shotgun while pheasant hunting in a controlled hunting
area two miles east and two miles north of Cullison at 9 a.m. Saturday
Reeves brother, Robert Reeves, 46 of Seneca, S.C., was swinging to shoot
on a flushed pheasant when he shot and accidentally hit his brother in the
cheek, said Mel Madorin, captain for Kansas Department of Wildlife and
The estimated distance between the hunters was from 50 to 80 yards.
Reeves drove himself to Pratt Regional Medical Center where he was treated
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