A 56-year-old Anderson County man was shot and later died from
injuries sustained an accidental hunting incident Sunday in the
Anderson County Sheriff's Office Deputy Don Myers
and Corporal Gerald Kerr were dispatched to the 1500 block of FM
1137 in reference to a reported accidental shooting at 10 p.m.
Sunday, according to ACSO Chief Deputy Troy Black.
arrival, deputies were advised that the victim and the shooter were
hunting hogs. The shooter fired his rifle at what he thought was a
hog, striking the victim,” Black said.
and worked with the victim until he was transported to Palestine
Regional Medical Center, where he later died.
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