CA: Man accidentally shoots self while hunting in Thermal
August 16, 2010
Man accidentally shoots self while hunting in Thermal
An unidentified man accidentally shot himself in the stomach Monday
afternoon while hunting in Thermal.
The shooting was reported about 3:30 p.m. at a ranch in the 68-000 block
of Polk Street north of Oasis.
The man shot himself while he was hunting alone and managed to get to the
ranch house to seek help, said Deputy Melissa Nieburger, spokeswoman for the
Riverside County Sheriff's Department.
Nieburger did not know how serious the man's wounds were, but said he was
coherent and talking to deputies.
The man is expected to survive.
Return to Hunting Accident Index
Fair Use Notice: This document may contain copyrighted material
whose use has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owners. We believe
that this not-for-profit, educational use on the Web constitutes
a fair use of the copyrighted material (as provided for in section
107 of the US Copyright Law). If you wish to use this copyrighted
material for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must
obtain permission from the copyright owner.