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Martinsville Deer Hunter Accidentally Shoots Himself

Last updated on Monday, November 24, 2008

(BLOOMINGTON) - A Martinsville man who went deer hunting Saturday ended up at the hospital after accidentally shooting himself with his muzzleloader.

The Department of Natural Resources says 29-year-old James Dewey was shot in his hand, stomach and shoulder when he stepped off a tree stump and onto his gun's hammer at the Morgan Monroe State Forest.

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