SC: Elloree man accidentally shot while hunting


An Elloree man is undergoing medical treatment after his teen son accidentally shot him while they were hunting, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.

The incident occurred just after 2 p.m. Saturday on Horse Pond Road in Elloree, the report said.

The injured man said that his son shot at a deer and one of the pellets of buckshot struck his stomach, the report said.

A helicopter transported the injured man to Prisma Health Richland.

S.C. Department of Natural Resources officers also responded to the scene.


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