Hunter critically wounded in accidental shooting of self
Sunday, June 26, 2011
By Jim Woods, The Columbus Dispatch
He was climbing fence in Licking County
A 36-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the chest with his
.22 caliber rifle while he was climbing a fence in the Licking
County village of Kirkersville tonight.
The West Licking Fire Department was called to the back of 335
5th St. at 7:45 p.m., said Lt. Don Goodyear of the fire department.
The man had been out hunting. He was flown by helicopter to Grant
Medical Center and probably will be initially listed in critical
condition because of the gunshot, Goodyear said. The man's name has
not been released.
The Licking County sheriff's office has been called to help
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