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WV: Boone Hunter Released From Hospital

Boone Hunter Released From Hospital

UPDATE May 17, 2011: The Boone County hunter who was shot last week in Nellis has been released from the hospital.

ORIGINAL STORY May 11, 2011:

A hunter was shot in the back by another hunter in the Nellis area of Boone County Wednesday morning.

The Law Enforcement Division of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is still investigating the incident.

One hunter shot another hunter in the back at about 8 a.m. Wednesday in the Nellis area of Boone County, according to West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Public Information Officer Hoy Murphy.

The injured hunter was transported to Charleston Area Medical Center. His condition was not reported.

It is both gun and archery turkey season in West Virginia. Murphy was unsure if the injury was from a rifle or a shotgun.

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