Cedar Hill man accidentally shoots father-in-law

Cedar Hill man accidentally shoots father-in-law (Image 1)
Cedar Hill man accidentally shoots father-in-law (Image 1)

A man accidentally shot his father-in-law while hunting in Cedar Hill.

According to Smokey Barn News, the incident happened Friday around 2 p.m. in the 3000 block of Glen Raven Road.

Authorities said the father-in-law was standing downhill when he was hit several times.

When first responders arrived, the victim had stop bleeding; however he was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center by life flight since he had wounds to his head, neck and chest.

His injuries were not life-threatening.

Authorities said the shooting was accidental because the son-in-law did not see his father-in-law when he shot his gun.

*Smokey Barn News contributed this story.

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