TX: Texas game warden arrests man involved in hunting accident

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

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

Mills was flown 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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