NE: Update: People Hurt in Hunting Accident Identified
September 3, 2013
Nebraska Game and Parks is investigating a hunting accident at
Yankee Hill Lake about 12 miles southwest of Lincoln.
resident Francisco Barbosa Almazan, 27, and his 8-year-old son were
hurt while hunting doves. Both took pellets to the face from the
shotgun of 23-year-old Arturo Garcia of Omaha, who was hunting in
the same area. Garcia swung on a dove, shot, and struck the victims.
It happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
"One hunter shot
at a dove apparently it was over a slight ridge. We believe that the
pellets from his shotgun injured two individuals from the side of
Yankee Hill Lake is a Wildlife Management Area
in Lancaster County.
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