Alabama man shot during turkey hunting trip

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) – Sheriff’s officials in western Alabama say a man who was shot during a hunting trip has been hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Natalie Barton tells the Gadsden Times the 26-year-old man was turkey hunting with friends near Ball Play Tuesday morning when he was shot. Barton says he suffered wounds to his face and chest.

Sheriff Todd Entrekin says his department and the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources are investigating the shooting. It’s unclear whether charges are expected to be filed.


Information from: The Gadsden Times

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