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Authorities investigate hunter's shooting

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Anyone with information about this incident can call 1-800-237-5712 to report it.

By Christopher Brooke, Reporter

A Thanksgiving day hunting mishap left a Carroll County man with an injured hand and leg.
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries officers on Monday continued investigating the Nov. 25, incident that happened on Gambetta Road, says Lt. Rex Hill.
Authorities say that Larry Lundy, 59, who lives on Gambetta, was sitting in a camouflaged "chair blind" in a field near Woods Path Road about 8:45 a.m.
Lundy was wearing blaze orange at the time, but that didn't show up outside of the blind.
"It's like a little tent — you would be totally concealed," Hill said. "People wouldn't be able to see you."
The blind was an unspecified distance from the road.
A vehicle, described as a dark colored pickup, stopped by the field that Lundy had set up in. Authorities said there were two people in the truck.
One of them got out, pointed a rifle into the field and fired.
Lundy received an injury to the right thigh and right ring finger and his gun stock was hit.
Taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Lundy was scheduled for surgery Monday morning.
Conservation police officers always advise taking steps to ensure safe hunting.
"If it's somebody else's property, you don't know who's out there," Hill said. "You don't know who's hunting it.
"Make sure of your target and beyond" is the rule of thumb, he said.
Officers have talked to a lot of people in the community about this incident. No charges have been filed.