TX: Kleberg County sheriff: Shooting was a hunting accident
April 6, 2011
CORPUS CHRISTI — A shooting Tuesday at the Winn Ranch in northern Kleberg
County was a hunting accident, authorities said.
Two men were hunting feral hogs from a truck off Farm-to-Market Road 70
when the driver reached for his weapon and accidentally fired it, said Lt.
David Mendoza of the Kleberg County Sheriff Office in a news release.
The driver was taken to Christus Spohn Hospital Memorial where he was
treated for a severe wound to his right forearm, Mendoza said. He said the
man was in good condition after treatment.
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