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Man shot in hunting accident in Colchester County

A man was shot Tuesday at a hunting camp on Philip River Road in Colchester County. - Google Maps
A man was shot Tuesday at a hunting camp on Philip River Road in Colchester County. - Google Maps - The Chronicle Herald

A 71-year-old man is in hospital with serious injuries after he was accidentally shot in both legs in a hunting accident in Colchester County on Tuesday afternoon.

A woman called 911 at about 2:20 p.m. to report her brother was shot at a hunting camp on Highway 2.

The man was injured after another man at the camp picked up a rifle and it accidentally discharged, according to a RCMP news release.

The victim was taken to hospital by EHS. He has serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

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