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MD - man shot in hunting incident

Westover man shot in hunting incident
Ben Penserga, Staff Writer

WESTOVER — A Westover man was recovering today after being shot while hunting off Route 13, Maryland Natural Resources Police said.

At 3:42 p.m. yesterday, NRP investigated a hunting accident occurred on private property off of Route 13 near Westover.

Police said Clayton C. Green, 64, of Westover was struck below the left eye by a shotgun pellet while rabbit hunting with another individual on the property. The two were hunting together at approximately 2:15 p.m. when a rabbit ran between the two hunters.

The other individual, whose name is not being released at this time, allegedly shot at the rabbit. The two men drove to the Princess Anne Volunteer Fire Department for medical treatment.

Princess Anne VFD transported Green to Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury.

Police continue to investigate the incident.

See continuing coverage in Saturday’s The Daily Times.

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