December 8, 2014


PITTSBURGH – A man was shot by a hunter’s stray bullet while canoeing in in Burrell Township, Armstrong County.

A bullet from a high powered rifle entered one side of the boat and exited the other.

One man in the canoe felt searing pain in his lower back. He knew immediately it was a gunshot wound.

The victim’s friend got him to shore and sought help from the closest neighbor who called 911.


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