February 7, 2002
Man Accidentally Shot In Face By Hunting Partner
Two Scotland County men were involved in a hunting accident February 1, which left one man with a gunshot wound.
According to the Scotland County Sheriff's Department, Josh S. Hesseltine, 21, sustained a gunshot wound in the face when the .22 rifle being carried by his hunting partner accidentally discharged.
Hesseltine was taken to Scotland County Memorial Hospital and was later transported to Northeast Missouri Regional Medical Center in Kirksville.