BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WECT) – A 21-year-old man was shot while deer
hunting outside of Clarkton on Monday.
Wesley White was struck while hunting with a club of 10-15 people
off Twisted Hickory Road around 10:50 a.m., according to Officer CP
White with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.
The shooter, a 16-year-old female whose name is not being
released, was approximately 100 yards away from White and had
limited visibility. A deer reportedly ran across the shooter’s path
and she fired twice, hitting White in his right thigh.
White was treated for his injuries and released. The incident is
It is unclear at this time if the shooter had taken hunter safety
The Wildlife Resources Commission offers free courses in each
county. To learn more, click here.
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