UPDATE (11:10 a.m.)—A man who accidentally shot himself while
hunting in Monkton was flown Saturday to Maryland Shock Trauma.
Around 9 a.m. a 53-year-old Dundalk man was hunting in the 3800
block of Houcks Road in Monkton when he accidentally shot himself in
the thigh, according to Monica Worrell, public information officer
with the Harford County Sheriff's Office.
The man was flown by medevac to Shock Trauma for treatment. He
was conscious and alert shortly before 10 a.m. while waiting for the
medevac, police said.
"It doesn't appear to be life-threatening at all," Worrell said
of the injury.
Worrel said the gun involved is one typically used for hunting,
but did not have additional details.
Police had not released the man's name as of 11:10 a.m. because
not all of his family had been notified of the accident.
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