OH: Ohio park ranger shot in face by hunter
May 21, 2010
Ohio park ranger shot in face by hunter By Associated Press
An off-duty park ranger was shot Thursday morning while hunting near Alum
Creek State Park. The ranger, whose name has not been released, was hit in
the face by shotgun pellets from another hunter, according to the Ohio
Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
The Delaware County Sheriff's Office and ODNR responded to the scene of
the incident following a 911 call shortly after 9 a.m. The incident took
place on state land near Hogback Road where the ranger was hunting turkeys.
It occurred in a designated hunting area.
The injured ranger was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital and he is in
stable condition. ODNR is investigating the incident, but additional
information was not immediately available.
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