Two hunters injured within days of each other prompt hunting
experts to reinforce the need for safety during the season.
Investigators with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office spent much
of Monday investigating a weekend shooting that left a hunter
Deputies say Sunday afternoon, two men were hunting on the same
property, unbeknownst to each other. Detectives say one of the men
claims he saw what he believed to be the reflection of a deer's eyes
and fired two shots.
Instead, he shot another man in the torso. And Monday, officials
with Oak Mountain State Park where investigating an incident in
which a hunter claims he fell out of his tree stand and in doing so
accidentally shot himself with his handgun.
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