Man shoots himself while hunting - - Jackson, MS

Man shoots himself while hunting

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COPIAH CO, MS (WLBT) - A 19-year-old Wesson man is recovering from wounds suffered during a hunting accident Tuesday night.

Copiah County Sheriff's Investigator Sharon Kelly said that Nicholas Nations apparently tripped and shot himself in the side with a 12-gauge shotgun.

He was hunting wild hogs with other hunters when the accident happened.

The sheriff says Nations was transported to UMC by helicopter.


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