The Crawford County Sheriff’s Office said a Miami man shot himself in the right calf while hunting Saturday off Dixon Road, a release said.
The man, Jose Antonio Ortega, 58, was lowering a rifle from his shoulder and the gun discharged. He was taken to The Medical Center of Georgia with non-life threatening injuries, officials said.
The incident has been ruled an accidental shooting and no charges are pending.
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