AL: Man, possibly mistaken for hog, shot in groin in Coaling hunting accident
May 18, 2013
COALING, Alabama -- A man was shot at a hunting camp on Clements
Road early Saturday after a suspect hunting hogs possibly mistook
the victim for an animal, according to the Tuscaloosa County Metro
The victim, a 26-year-old man, was taken to
DCH Regional Medical Center with a single gunshot wound to the groin
area and then went into surgery.
Police said the suspect, a
36-year-old man, had been out hunting hogs when he shot the victim.
Investigators believe the suspect possibly thought he was shooting
at an animal and not a person.
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