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Hunter mistakes man for deer, shoots him - twice

Hunter mistakes man for deer, shoots him - twice
Posted February 19th, 2014 @ 4:37pm
Posted Wednesday, February 19th 2014 @ 11am  by Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – A hunter in Tampa, Fla., mistook a man practicing turkey calls for a deer Sunday night and shot him—twice—with a high-powered rifle. Amazingly, he survived,Opposing Views and the New York Times report. Clint Galentine, 37, was walking with a friend in a wildlife management area when the bullets hit him in the left side; one shot passed through his arm and broke a bone. The hunter, 43-year-old Michael Trott, rushed over and apologized as Galentine and his buddy wrapped up his arm. "I don't know how he mistakenly thought we were animal[s]," Galentine said.

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