Police: Hunter accidentally shot herself in leg

December 7, 2018

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — Police say a 58-year-old Vermont hunter is recovering after accidentally shooting herself in the leg.

Colchester police say the woman was out on a hunt when she accidentally discharged her gun Thursday. WCAX-TV reports University of Vermont Medical Center officials say she took herself to the hospital and checked in that afternoon.

State Fish and Wildlife officials are investigating the shooting.

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