ALLEGAN, Mich. — Police say a man was seriously injured after he was mistaken for a squirrel in the Allegan State Game Area.
DNR officials report the squirrel hunter noticed movement next to a tree about 20 yards away and shot off his 12 gauge shotgun.
The fellow hunter suffered serious injuries to his face, eye and jaw. The man was airlifted to a West Michigan hospital for treatment.
Officials say the victim not not wearing hunting gear and the incident remains under investigation.