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Officials: Hunter Sees Turkey, Accidentally Shoots Man

March 19, 2012

From WESH.com
Charges Pending After Hunting Accident
OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. -- A man is accused of accidentally shooting another hunter on a private hunting club property in Osceola County over the weekend. He could soon face charges.
Officers with Florida Fish and Wildlife said the victim shot and killed a turkey and began carrying it over his shoulder when another hunter spotted it.
The other hunter opened fire on the already-dead turkey with a 12-gauge shotgun. The victim was hit in his shoulder, arm and face.
The victim was flown to a hospital, where he is recovering.
FWC officers said charges are pending in the case.

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