Accidental shooting claims life of Corry man during hunt on State Game Lands

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A Corry man is dead following an accidental shooting Saturday afternoon on State Game Lands 197 in Columbus Township in Warren County.

According to reports, the victim is identified as 64-year old Gary Hunt of Corry.

The investigation states that Hunt and a 42-year old companion were bear hunting on State Game Lands 197.

According to reports from the Game Commission, the companion was crossing a creek when he tripped or slipped. His .270 rifle discharged after that. Hunt was hit in the abdomen.

Crews responded to this accident around 12:00 p.m. on Saturday.

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