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 (http://is.gd/4UxnfA ) 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.
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