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SC: Hunter hospitalized after fall from deer stand

February 4, 2014

From Live5News.com

AWENDAW, SC (WCSC) - Charleston County deputies say a hunter was accidentally shot in the arm early Tuesday morning after his gun went off when he fell out of a tree stand.
 
Authorities say the incident happened around 1:30 a.m. off Halfway Creek Road in Awendaw.
 
The victim told deputies he was in a tree stand with a 20-gauge shotgun.

When he fell out of the stand, the shotgun went off, shooting multiple pellets into his right upper bicep. He also suffered a head injury.

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