BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Police on Cape Cod say a deer hunter has been arrested after mistakenly shooting a jogger in the woods.
The 39-year-old jogger was seen staggering out of the woods near Barnstable Municipal Airport shortly before 5 p.m. on Monday. He was taken to Cape Cod Hospital, where he was reported in stable condition with pellet wounds.
Police say the hunter is a 47-year-old man from Cape Cod. He is expected to be arraigned in Barnstable District Court on Tuesday on several charges, including unlawful possession of a firearm and careless or negligent use of a weapon.
The man who was shot had been jogging with his dog. The dog was not injured.
Information from: Cape Cod (Mass.) Times, http://www.capecodonline.com