(12/16/2009)

Sinking Springs man loaded into chopper after gunshot wound

UPDATE - Charleston Area Medical Center said Wednesday night Gene Little was under evaluation.

A Sinking Springs man was injured Thursday morning in what has been reported as a hunting accident.

The victim was identified as Gene Little, about 44, who was reportedly riding on an ATV near his residence when a gun discharged into his leg.

Little received emergency care from Calhoun EMS, and was transported by chopper to a regional trauma center.

Officers from West Virginia DNR are investigating.

The incident was reported at 11:30 a.m., the residence is a short distance from Rt. 16 at Mt. Zion.


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