Officials Investigating Hunting Accident in Appomattox Co.

Appomattox Co., VA - The Department of Game and Inland fisheries is investigating a hunting accident in Appomattox County.

It happened along Chandlers Lane in Vera Monday evening.

Officials say two hunters were leaving the woods when one of the hunters guns fired shooting the other hunter in the leg.

The man shot is 74 years old.

The hunter whose gun went off was between 13 and 14 years old.

There is no word on whether any charges will be filed.