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Hunting accident in Jackson County leaves man in critical condition, police say

Small game hunting season opens Sunday
Posted at 9:31 AM, Oct 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-04 09:31:12-04

NORVELL TOWNSHIP, Mich. — An Inkster man accidentally shot himself in the face while hunting on Wednesday, Oct. 2, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office said.

The 63-year-old man was hunting raccoons near Sharon Valey Road in Norvell Township when he accidentally shot himself with a .22 caliber rifle, police said.

The man was able to walk to a nearby residence to get help.

The incident is under investigation.

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