When this hunter felt birdshot pellets hit him in the back, he probably didn’t expect them to be from his own dog.
William Rancourt, a 36-year-old hunter from Lebanon, New Hampshire, had a very bad day of hunting pheasants in Iowa. Then again, it’s never a good day when your dog shoots you.
There were three other hunters and two other dogs in the group.
His birdshot injuries to his back were moderate and X-rays were used to be sure all the pellets were removed.
Is this dog still this man’s best friend? Should it be charged with attempted murder? A loaded shotgun on the ground was just too much temptation for it to endure, right?
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