Poor firearm safety has been determined
as the cause of an accidental shooting in Gosper County.
The Gosper County Sheriff's Office was
informed shortly before noon on Monday that 22-year-old Eric Fisher of McCook
was being treated for a gun-shot wound at Cambridge Hospital.
Fisher was sitting on an ATV in a
pasture while a relative sat on another ATV holding a loaded 243 rifle. The gun
accidentally went off and Fisher was hit.
Fisher was transported to Good Samaritan
Hospital shortly thereafter.
Authorities say a person should never
carry a loaded firearm on a recreational vehicle.