Hunter accidentally shoots companion at Fawn gas station
January 29, 2012
Police said one hunter accidentally shot another in the leg and
groin area Saturday afternoon in a gas station parking lot along
Fawn police Chief Tim Mayberry said the two men
were standing on either side of a gray Dodge Ram extended-cab pickup
truck about 1:30 p.m. when the man on the passenger side
accidentally fired a hunting rifle.
The shot struck a man
believed to be in his 20s, who was standing near the open rear
driver's side door.
Mayberry said he could not immediately
identify either man.
The victim was flown to UPMC
Presbyterian in Oakland, where he was undergoing surgery, Mayberry
said. The victim's injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.
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