Man Shot In Buttocks, Other Shoots Self In Foot
POSTED: 7:34 a.m. EST December 2, 2003
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Two hunters were wounded on the opening
day of Ohio's gun season for deer, the state Division of Wildlife said.
David Ormeroid, 52, of Marysville was shot accidentally by
another hunter, Johnny James, also of Maryville, while hunting in a field in
Union County on Monday, officials said. Ormeroid
underwent surgery for a buttocks wound at Grant Medical Center in Columbus
and was expected to recover, said Jim Quinlivan, a wildlife division law
While the shooting reportedly occurred 20 minutes before
the hunting season legally began, the wildlife division said no charges were
filed pending further investigation.
In the other incident, a hunter accidentally shot himself
in the foot in Monroe County in eastern Ohio, a division spokesman said.
The hunter, who was not identified, was treated in
Barnesville, then was taken to a hospital in Wheeling, W.Va. His injury was
not considered life-threatening.