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Pet Dog Shoots, Kills US Man Out On Hunting Trip


Shooting pet dog, killing American man on hunting trip

The animal stepped on a gun left on the back seat of a pickup truck. (Represent)

Washington:

A dog fatally shot a man in the United States over the weekend, police said, after the animal stepped on and accidentally opened fire leaving it on the back seat of a pickup truck.

The victim, who was in the front passenger seat of the truck, was stabbed in the back when he and his pet were out hunting on Saturday, according to police in the central US state of Kansas.

The Sumner County Sheriff’s Office said: “A dog belonging to the owner of the pickup truck stepped on the rifle, causing the weapon to launch. The bullet hit the passenger, who died of his injuries at the airport. place”.

“The investigation is ongoing, but the preliminary investigation indicates that this was a hunting-related accident,” the sheriff’s office added in a separate statement.

Officials did not say whether the 30-year-old man who died was the dog’s owner.

Accidental shootings are very common in the United States, a country with more guns than people. According to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 500 people will die from gun accidents in 2021.

(Except for the title, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from an aggregated feed.)

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