Authorities said Carter was released from a local hospital with minor foot injuries.
A local hunter said don’t blame the dog.
“That was more human error than anything,” Deloren Thompson told the affiliate. “I’ve hunted with dogs and stuff before and never had problems.”
Treat every gun like it’s loaded, Boyd recommended. Keep the safety on when you’re not using it, and point it away from you.
Also, put your dog through hunting safety training too, Thompson said.
And maybe, don’t name him Trigger either, just to stay out of the headlines.
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