Stories tagged with: Hunting Accident

December 2, 2014 - 11:19am
30 weeks 5 days ago

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources said that the victim of an apparent hunting accident has passed away. 

The victim is identified as 26-year-old Adam Shinn. Monday afternoon emergency officials responded to a wooded area near 5475 French Road for a reported shooting. Muskingum County Sheriff's Lt. Mike Lococq said at the time Shinn was shot in the chest and transported to Genesis Good Samaritan Hospital, unresponsive. 

An ODNR spokesperson said that the on-going...

October 14, 2013 - 4:29pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

An area man has died after a presumed hunting accident that resulted in a self inflicted gun shot wound.

According to Ohio Department of Natural Resources spokesman, Mark Bruce, around 8 Sunday evening the family of the middle aged male, found him on private property on Wolfe Run Road. The family called 911 and the Muskingum County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene. ODNR was called and is now handling the investigation because it is suspected the man was hunting during the...

December 17, 2011 - 10:00pm
3 years 28 weeks ago

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What started as a peaceful day in the woods turned into a chaotic scene of fire trucks, ambulances and deputy cruisers.  Around 9 AM on Saturday three adults and two 14-year-old boys were deer hunting off of Ransbottom Road in Ironspot near Roseville.

"What it looks like is one of the juveniles was shot in the abdomen by the other juvenile," said Wildlife Officer Supervisor Bryan Postlethwait.  "I know the...

December 17, 2011 - 11:23am
3 years 28 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is helping to investigate a hunting accident involving a teenager.

It happened around 9:30 Saturday morning in Ironspot near Roseville.

Sheriff Matt Lutz said the 14-year-old hunter accidentally shot his hunting partner. The sheriff said the injury is serious.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is heading up the investigation. The names of the hunters weren't released.


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