TX: Texas Game Warden arrest man involved in hunting accident



A man has been arrested for allegedly accidentally shooting another man with a 12 gauge shotgun while hunting.

On Nov. 5, at 10:30 a.m., the Texas Game Warden was dispatched to a hunting accident at Black Point, on public hunting land in Cass County, Texas.

The accident occurred with Daniel Abston, 57, fired a 12 gauge shotgun in the direction of a sound and movement in the woods. Abston did not identify his target before firing the weapon and accidentally struck Jason Mills, 49.

The victim was airlifted to a hospital in Shreveport, Louisiana.

TPWD Game Wardens will lead the investigation and were assisted by Texas DPS and Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

The victim and the suspect were part of a three-person hunting party.

No information on the victim’s condition is currently available. Updates to come as more information becomes available.


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