NC man shot in face during squirrel hunt

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HICKORY, N.C. — A man was shot in the face Wednesday night while he and a family member were hunting squirrels, the Hickory Daily reported.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was shot with a 22-caliber rifle in Hickory.

At  7:15 p.m. a deputy said the shooter was not in custody, and he could not release more information.

Source: The Hickory Daily