Man shot in the head during target practice

Posted at 5:10 PM, Feb 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-09 18:11:42-05

MCALESTER - A man was shot in the head after the McAlester Sheriff's office says someone was target practicing in their back yard, and missed.

Officials say a 72-year-old man was shot in the head after a bullet came through his window while he was driving.

The victim is in serious condition, but is expected to survive.

The sheriff's office says they believe the shooting was an accident and the shooter is not expected to face charges.

The shooter says he was target practicing in his back yard, aiming at a tree when the man was shot. The shooting is still under investigation.

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