HEBER CITY, Utah (ABC4) A 51-year-old man is in serious condition today after he was accidentally shot in the abdomen while he was shooting with his 13-year-old daughter about a mile outside of Big Hollow Shooting Range. Wasatch County Sheriff’s office is unsure whether he shot himself or his 13-year-old daughter shot him.
Wasatch County Sheriff’s office received a call around 12 pm from the 13-year-old daughter who called 9-1-1 to inform them her dad was shot in the stomach by a 22-calibur gun. (Jared Rigby with Wasatch County, said he doesn’t know if the gun was a rifle or if it was a pistol.)
The man managed to drive himself out of the shooting range l when he was met by medical officials who bandaged him up and sent him to a local hospital. He was then life-flighted to a hospital in the Salt Lake City area.
He is expected to recover.
This is an updating story – we’ll bring you details as they are made available.