Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Hunter accidentally shoots himself near Fort Macleod

RCMP Alberta

 On April 13, 2016 at approximately 2:15 pm, Fort Macleod RCMP and Fort Macleod Emergency Services responded to an accidental firearm discharge on Beaver Creek Road, north west of Fort Macleod. A 52year old male from Lethbridge, Alberta was on Crown land in the area hunting, when he accidentally shot himself while attempting to load his 22 calibre firearm. The male was able to get himself to a nearby road and was then further assisted by a passing motorist. STARS Air Ambulance attended and he was transported to Foothills Hospital in Calgary in serious but stable condition.

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