DNR, troopers searching for hunter accused in shooting

Published: Apr. 20, 2021 at 11:22 AM EDT
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MASON COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – The DNR, troopers and sheriff’s deputies are searching for a hunter accused of shooting another hunter Tuesday morning.

According to the Mason County Sheriff, authorities are unsure what caused the shooting, but say the hunter that fired the shot took off.

The victim, from Pottsville, Pennsylvania, suffered injuries to the face; however, emergency crews say they are considered non-life-threatening.

Officials say the shooting happened on 7 Mile Ridge Road.

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