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Bear hunter who was shot over weekend is out of hospital

December 5, 2010

From WBIR.com

The hunter who was shot over the weekend by another hunter has been released from the hospital.

Ronnie Summey, 59, of Greenback, was shot in the lower abdomen Saturday.

A man is recovering after he was shot during a bear hunting trip.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said the incident happened early Saturday afternoon in the Calderwood Reservoir. That's off Highway 129 near the North Carolina state line.

A man was shot in the lower abdomen while bear hunting.

Blount County deputies said Lifestar flew the man to UT Medical Center.

Authorities have not released the man's name, but the TWRA says the man is in serious condition.

Investigators are still working to determine how the man was shot.

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