Hudson man injured in a hunting accident in Steuben County

STEUBEN CO. – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a hunting accident that occurred Saturday morning in northwest Steuben County.

Gunnar Penick, 23, of Hudson, was coyote hunting on private property when the accident occurred. 

Initial investigation reveals that Penick was removing his firearm from the cab of his truck to hunt when it discharged striking him in his upper left arm.

Penick was transported to Cameron Community Hospital in Angola and is listed in good condition.

Indiana Conservation Officers would remind everyone to follow safe firearms handling procedures when transporting firearms in a vehicle and always remember the safest way to transport a firearm is unloaded and properly cased.