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Dog named Trigger accidentally shoots owner during hunt in Indiana


Authorities say an Indiana woman is recovering after being shot in the foot by her dog.

Indiana conservation officer Jonathon Boyd says 25-year-old Allie Carter laid her 12-gauge shotgun on the ground without the safety on during a waterfowl hunt Saturday at Tri-County Fish and Wildlife Area.

Boyd says Carter’s chocolate Labrador retriever, Trigger, stepped on top of the shotgun and depressed the trigger.

He says Carter was shot in the left foot at point-blank range, suffering injuries to her foot and toes. She was treated at two hospitals and released.

Tri-County Fish and Wildlife Area is about 140 miles (225 kilometers) north of Indianapolis.

Credit: The Guardian

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Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

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