Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

December 18, 2013

Accidental shooting hospitalizes one

By Bob Belcher
Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana — A Navarro County man is hospitalized in Dallas Wednesday following what is being called an accidental shooting.

Sheriff’s deputies and emergency medical personnel were dispatched to NWCR 3040 in Purdon about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday after a call reported the accidental shooting.

Sheriff Elmer Tanner identified the shooting victim as Brandon Putman. Putman was taken by air ambulance to a Dallas hospital following the shooting.

Tanner said as a result of interviews with several witnesses, the incident is being investigated as an accidental shooting.

Tanner said Putman was reported to be in stable condition Wednesday morning.


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