NJ: Hunter shoots himself in the leg
November 16, 2010
WEST AMWELL TWP. — A man who shot himself in the leg while hunting on
Saturday remained hospitalized on Tuesday in fair condition.
Mark Robinson, 41, of West Amwell was hunting with others on the Hunt
Family Game Preserve on Mount Airy-Harbourton Road when his 12-gauge shotgun
went off, peppering his lower leg with bird shot pellets, police reported.
Emergency crews were called at 5:30 p.m. Robinson was taken by ambulance
to the Hunterdon Medical Center in Raritan Townshp, then flown to the trauma
center at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pa. Township police said that
the shooting appeared accidental but remained under investigation by
authorities, including the state Division of Fish and Wildlife.
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.