Cedar Hill Man Accidentally Shot While Hunting
A Cedar Hill area man has been accidentally shot. Officials are calling it a hunting accident. Emergency Services were called around 2:10p.m. and at 2:30p.m. LifeFlight was on the ground. The accident occurred while the man was hunting according to 911 radio dispatch. He was awake and alert with injuries to his head, neck and chest. By the time emergency services arrived the wounds had already stopped bleeding.
The accident occurred on property near 3991 Glen Raven Rd which in near Dortch Rd. According to the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office Press Representative Ryan Martin, the son-in-law accidentally shot the father-in-law. The injuries don’t seem life threatening at this time but due to concern about the location of one of the shotgun pellets (in his neck we believe) the gentleman was lifeflighted to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville.
According to Martin, the father-in-law was down hill from the son-in-law who didn’t see him, and accidentally peppered him with shotgun pellets.
According to Martin, investigators believe the shooting was accidental.
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