Tennessee Wildlife Officer ‘Accidentally’ Shoots 2 Hunters, Officials Say


CAMPBELL COUNTY, Tenn. — An off-duty officer with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) was involved in a shooting accident Sunday morning.

TWRA officials say two turkey hunters were shot by the officer in the North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area.

According to WATE, ‘One victim was transported and the other drove himself to UT Medical Center for examination.’ Both victims have since been released.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has opened a probe into the incident. No charges were filed at the time of this posting.

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