BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Rescuers have journeyed into southern
Indiana's Morgan-Monroe State Forest to help a man shot by his
brother on the opening day of turkey hunting season.
Herald-Times reports (http://bit.ly/Ja78O1
) the two were hunting near the Morgan-Monroe county line north of
Bloomington on Wednesday when one accidentally shot the other in the
chest with a .12-gauge shotgun. His brother called 911 for help, and
rescuers hiked into the woods with equipment to haul the injured man
to a waiting medical helicopter.
The newspaper says the
injured brother had a non-life threatening injury.
turkey hunter also has been shot. The Lawrence County Sheriff's
Department says an Evansville man hunting near Mitchell suffered
head and back wounds Wednesday morning and was flown to a hospital
for treatment. ___
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