January 24, 2019

From SalinaPost.com

One person was injured in a hunting accident just before 8a.m. Thursday in Reno County.

Three men from California were hunting near High Point and Blanchard Road, according to Reno County Sheriff’s Captain Steve Lutz. One man’s shotgun fired and struck him in the heel of his foot.

Emergency Medical Crews transported him to Wesley Medical Center for treatment.

Name of the victim has not been released.

Deputies and EMS were responding to western Reno County for an accidental shooting while hunting.

The individual reports shooting himself in foot with shotgun, according to a social media report just before 8a.m. from the Reno County Sheriff’s office.

Authorities have released no additional details.


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