ACCIDENT “The victim was in a thicket, the thicket moved and the hunter fired,” said the Clermont-Ferrand prosecutor's office
< img class="aligncenter" src="/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/puy-de-docircmenbsp-a-hunter-shoots-his-brother-during-dune-beat-he-thought-to-aim- un-boar-2aaea29.jpg" alt="Puy-de-Dôme : A hunter shoots his brother during a hunt, he thought he was aiming for a boar" />
Photo of illustration of a hunter. — PATRICK SICCOLI/SIPA
A hunting accident left one injured. this Sunday, at Chanat-la-Mouteyre (Puy-de-Dôme). An elderly hunter 76 years old was seriously injured shot in the arm, reports La Montagne. His days would not be in danger. But according to information from France 3 Auvergne Rhône-Alpes collected from the Clermont-Ferrand prosecutor's office, he could be amputated. arm.
The shooter thought he was aiming for a wild boar
The shooter was the victim's brother, aged 10. 72 years old. The two men were hunting wild boar at the time. “The victim was in a thicket. moved and the hunter fired thinking it was an animal,” the regional daily prosecutor's office.
An investigation was carried out. open for unintentional injuries. She has been entrusted to the gendarmes of Chamalières and the French Office for Biodiversity. has also been grasped. The shooter had his hunting license withdrawn and his weapon was fired. seized but it had not been placed on guard at; seen on Tuesday. The tests he underwent revealed only no trace of alcohol in his body.