Saturday, May 19, 2007
BUSHKILL TWP. | A 44-year-old Wind Gap man shot in the face
Friday after being mistaken for a turkey was airlifted to St. Luke's
Hospital in Fountain Hill.
Pennsylvania Game Commission officials said the victim was shot
on the right side of his face while he was in a stationary position
calling to turkeys just off state game lands in the township. The
victim's name and condition could not be obtained Friday.
The shooter, a 33-year-old Easton man, was stalking turkeys when
the incident occurred about 11:30 a.m., said Cheryl Trewella,
information and education supervisor for the game commission's
Game commission officials said charges against the shooter are
pending and will depend on the severity of the victim's injuries.
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