Hunter Dies After Accidentally Shooting Himself In The Head
Authorities say a New Jersey goose hunter who was out with his father died after he accidentally shot himself in the head and neck on Saturday, according to the Associated Press.
[su_center_ad]The shooting occurred around 4:15 p.m in a wooded area of West Windsor.
Initially, reports suggested that the father had accidentally shot his son, but police now say the man was killed when his own gun discharged.
The victim was identified only as a 45-year-old Chesterfield man.
He was pronounced dead at the scene. The father did not sustain any injuries.
According to authorities, the two men were hunting by themselves and had Canada goose decoys spread out in front of their blind. Officials say both men were properly licensed to hunt the birds.[su_csky_ad]