CA: California Man Loses Leg After Shooting Self During Bear Attack
December 28, 2012
By Gayne C. Young, OutdoorLife.com
An unidentified California hunter lost his leg Saturday.
The man was bear hunting with friends when the group treed a black
When someone shot at the bear, it dropped from the branches above
and charged the man. He drew his .44 handgun a little too
erratically and blew a hole through his leg somewhere below his
knee. Another hunter shot the bear and killed it. Doctors
tried to save his leg but were forced to amputate.
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