La. man dies 1 week after hunting accident in Ark.

      LEWISVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a Louisiana man has died one week after he was shot during an apparent hunting accident in south Arkansas.

      Miller County Coroner Eddie Hawkins says 38-year-old Stacy Sewell of New Iberia, La., was pronounced dead Sunday night at a Texarkana, Texas, hospital.

      The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission says Sewell was shot in the neck Dec. 29 with a .22-caliber magnum rifle. Capt. Jackie Runion tells the Texarkana Gazette ( ) that Sewell was hunting with a group near Mays Lake in Lafayette County.

      Runion says a 17-year-old was shooting at a hog when he accidentally struck Sewell. Runion calls the shooting a "freak accident" and says authorities don't plan to charge or cite the teenager.

      Information from: Texarkana Gazette,

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